Cacti & Succulents

Jade Plant Root Rot (Signs, Causes and Step by Step Treatment)

Jade plant root rot is something you should never take for granted. Unfortunately, as dangerous as it is for your plant’s health, it is also a hidden killer since it happens under the soil. What’s worse is that the plant, being a succulent, has thick, fleshy leaves that store moisture. This makes it even more …

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Mexican Fence Post Cactus Care – Growing Pachycereus Marginatus

Mexican Fence Post Cactus are also known as Pachycereus Marginatus. Although, you may see it documented in references as Lophocereus marginatus, which is the plant’s scientific name. Other names you may here this plant referred to by include Organ Pipe Cactus and Organ Cactus. The plant gets its name Fence Post Cactus from its shape …

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Overwatered Jade Plant – Signs, Symptoms & Fixes

An overwatered jade plant is unfortunately a common occurrence. That’s because Jade Plants are succulents. So, if you water them like regular houseplants, you’ll end up giving it too much moisture. That’s because it stores water in its fleshy leaves. How can you save an overwatered Jade Plant? First, it is important to know the …

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Why Your Cactus is Turning Black (And How to Fix It)

Cacti are beautiful plants with many colors, shapes and looks. But if your cactus is turning black that’s not normal. As such, it is important to observe your plant because a cactus turning black can start from something as minor as a few small black spots. But they will quickly progress and spread. In this …

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Christmas Cactus Problems and How to Fix Them

The Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii or Schlumbergera x buckleyi) is a very popular houseplant because of its beautiful flowers. It is also the most well-known holiday cactus. The two other holiday cacti are the: Thanksgiving Cactus(Schlumbergera truncata) Easter Cactus(Schlumbergera gaertneri) While they may look a little different, they require similar care. So, you can use the solutions for …

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Dolphin Plant Care and Growing Guide

Dolphin Plant Care – How to Grow Dolphin Succulents

You’ve probably never heard of the dolphin plant succulent. That’s because they’re rare and not commonly available in nurseries and stores. But, if you look hard enough, your efforts will pay off. That’s because the dolphin plant is a lovely looking trailing succulent with interesting looking foliage. Thus, making them an amazing addition to any …

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Aloe Vera Plant Care – How To Grow An Aloe Plant

One of the most well-known plants in the world, these succulents are not only easy to care for they’re also amazingly useful around the home. Their unique looking leaves are adorned with small spikes that get very hard as they mature. As such, it’s just as important to be careful when handling this lovely houseplant. …

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