Category: Fat plants

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Hibotan who is dying

Hibotan who is dying

Question: hibotan who is dying hi I have a hibotan graft dying to me. The rootstock is yellow with soft brownish parts, while the strawberry cactus does not seem very damaged. It is a pity to let it die because the strawberry cactus has very many shoots of the same species all around it.

Spets stetsonia

Spets stetsonia

Question: the thorns of the hello cacti I have had a cactus for 20 years, I think it is a Stetsonia coryne, lately the spines are completely white whereas before they were of a pink color as if it were to be thrown out of new ones continuously. Could it be a pest or something else? thanks in advance for the help.

Succulent plants: a sedum waterfall

Succulent plants: a sedum waterfall

Characteristics and exposure The genus Sedum includes numerous varieties of rustic plants and for the most part perennials, suitable for both apartment life and outside. These succulents are endowed with fleshy leaves tightly inserted one to the other that visibly store the water and in particular, in the case of the variety Morganianum in question, have a hanging and creeping, cascading habit.

Pomelia

Pomelia

Question: Pomelia would like to explain the reproduction technique by cutting of pomelia and I would like to know if it can be done in this period. thanks. Plumeria Jungle Jacks - Plant with Vase of 18 cm - Exclusive Sale in Europe (Divine) Price

Bed of succulent plants

Bed of succulent plants

Question: bed of succulent plants Good evening, I would like to create a bed with succulent plants in my garden, I would like some advice (drainage, soil, choice of plants, precautions for winter, etc.) consider that I live in Sicily. Thanks for your advice Linda. GOTOTOP 3 Pieces Vase for Flowers in the Shape of a Wooden Box, rectangle Succulent Plant Box for Flowers, Planter, Planter for Garden planter Vase of Succulents, flower bed Price

Cactus with dark spots

Cactus with dark spots

Question: Cactus with dark spots Good morning, I bought a nice Cereus that a short time later showed clear spots and some speckles the size of a lentil always on the top, probably necrotic. I read the answer to the reader about Echinocactus but I would like to know, in addition to putting it in the shade, what can I do about it.

Lobivia silvestrii

Lobivia silvestrii

Question: Lobivia silvestrii Good evening, this spring I bought a Lobivia Silvestrii, despite being in a small vase, making beautiful red flowers, I want to know from you if I can repot the small vase size and the lack of land. thank you for your kind reply.

Rotten cactus?

Rotten cactus?

Question: rotten cactus? Hi, I'm having trouble with my beautiful 1.53 tall cactus because the tip has turned brown and dry and down it begins to darken but is soft. Can I still save her or is there nothing left to do? Unfortunately she was on the farm for two weeks with the taparelle lowered, could it be the cause?

Compositions

Compositions

Question: Compositions Hello everyone, I would like to create a composition of succulent plants in a glass container ... I would like to ask you which plants are compatible to be able to insert in the same pot ... I would also like to put lithop ... I ask you to give me advice on the ground also and fertilizers. Thanks to all Marta KINDPMA 100Pcs Floral Thread Stem Flowers Florists 5Pcs Stem Paper Ribbon Gutta-percha Roll Green with Flower Pliers Floral Composition DIY Craft Price

Opuntia ficus indica

Opuntia ficus indica

Opuntia ficus indica The Opuntia ficus indica belongs to the Cactaceae family and is native to Mexico, although it is widespread throughout the world, particularly along the Mediterranean basin and in Australia. It has a stem that can reach a maximum size of about 5 meters high, which is divided into oval, flat, green, thorny segments with a diameter between 30 and 70 centimeters.

Crassula ovata

Crassula ovata

Crassula ovata The Crassula ovata, better known as the jade tree, is a succulent native to southern Africa and belonging to the Crassulaceae family. This shrub has a light brown and very branched stem. The foliage is composed of oval leaves, of a light green and very fleshy.

Dionea carnivorous plant

Dionea carnivorous plant

Description of the dionea carnivorous plant This plant is native to North America. It is widespread and known both for the singularity of eating insects and for the ease of cultivation. It represents a basic model for the cultivation of carnivorous plants and is an excellent specimen for a neophyte botanist.

Agave flower

Agave flower

The birth of the flower The Agave, a beautiful and elegant succulent plant, after about 20 years will generate a flower, the flower of death. At first the flower will not be at all beautiful, on the contrary, it will look like an asparagus. In just one month of life it will exceed five meters in height. Immediately after the flower will give life to branches that will resemble tentacles.

Succulent plants names

Succulent plants names

The Cactaceae family Succulent plants require little attention and have a particular beauty. They are characterized by the ability to store water in their own fabrics, and then use it slowly over time. For this reason they survive well even in pre-desert and very hot areas, where rainfall is void in certain periods and intense in others, or in regions where drought is constant but fog is present which provides the necessary humidity.

Giant carnivorous plants

Giant carnivorous plants

Succulent plants Succulent plants, or more properly succulent plants, are particular plants that possess tissues capable of storing large amounts of water. Thanks to this particularity, succulent plants are able to store liquids for periods of drought. To be able to keep the water inside the plant, they avoid excessive transpiration thanks to the thickening of the epidermis, the growth of hair, the modification of the leaves in thorns and the photosynthesis carried out by the trunk.

Prickly Pear

Prickly Pear

Prickly pear cultivation Prickly pear adapts easily to any type of environment and temperature, to be sure that it lives for a long time and that it flourishes best, we must take into account some of its small needs. The Fico d'India, like all succulent plants, must be grown in fairly warm environments or in places where the temperature does not tend to approach zero, the soil must be neutral or basic PH, the surrounding environment not too humid and in the summer seasons it must not be exposed to the direct rays of the sun, moreover in the case in which we decided to cultivate our Prickly Pear in an external environment, it would be good to place it towards the South.

Crassula arborescens

Crassula arborescens

Crassula arborescens Crassula arborescens, of South African origin, belongs to the Crassulacee family. Its name takes us back to the Latin word "Crassus" or "fat" which crowns the queen of succulent plants, improperly called "succulent plants". These plants have tissues through which they store large amounts of water and it is precisely the presence of these tissues that makes the leaves and stems fleshy and enlarged.

Fat plants

Fat plants

How to irrigate succulents Succulent plants store water in their leaves, stems and roots. Although they are resistant to dry conditions, they need to be watered regularly. They must be irrigated abundantly, taking care to always empty the water that accumulates in the saucer.

Haworthia

Haworthia

Haworthia The haworthia are fat, small-sized plants that are ornamental due to the beautiful radial leaves that come in many different shapes and shades. They have become popular due to their ease of cultivation: they are in fact undemanding with regards to irrigation and general maintenance.

Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe Kalanchoe is a plant with succulent foliage, native to Africa, Asia and Australia. Since the fleshy leaves contain a lot of water, this plant is particularly suitable for cultivation in apartments, of which the extremely dry climate tolerates without problems.