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Growing Cacti — Healthy Cactus Plants - Houseplants - About.com
There are two varieties of cacti grown as houseplants, and both are popular and readily familiar. The desert cacti are the "traditional" cacti, usually covered with ...
Growing Ball (Parodia) Cacti - Tips, Tricks, and Suggestions
The Parodia genus includes a multitude of showy and easy-to-grow small ball cacti. After a reorganization of the genus, the Parodia genus now includes plants ...
Crown Cactus—Growing Rebutia Cacti - Houseplants - About.com
Commonly called crown cacti, the Rebutia genus includes some of the most popular and easiest to grow cacti, making them perfect for beginnings. These plants ...
Powder Puff Cacti—Growing Mammillaria Species Cacti - Houseplants
The Mammillaria zeilmanniana may be the world's most common cactus in cultivation. The plant features rings of flowers around the crown. Manuel M. Ramos/ ...
Pencil Cactus—How to Grow Euphorbia tirucalli - Houseplants
The so-called pencil cactus is actually a Euphorbia tirucalli, thus making it a succulent as opposed to a true cactus. There are many thousands of Euphorbia, and ...
Types of Cacti and Succulents Video - Landscaping - About.com
Want to learn about the various types of cacti and succulents that you can use as houseplants? This video will teach you all about cacti and succulents.
Sea Urchin Cactus—Growing Echinopsis Cactus Indoors
The Echinopsis genus of cacti includes dozens of species from South America. This group includes large columnar cactus that were formerly in the genus ...
Succulents and cacti - Houseplants - About.com
A guide to commonly grown indoor succulents and cacti.
Growing Grafted "Ruby Ball" Cactus - Houseplants - About.com
How to grow the common ruby ball cactus, a grafted cactus featuring the colorful Gymnocalycium mihanovichii.
Barrel Cactus—Growing Echinocactus Indoors - Houseplants
The genus Echinocactus includes about six species of barrel cacti that are native to Mexico and the southeastern United States. These are true desert plants that ...