Cacti & Succulents

White Spots on Aloe Plant (Causes and Solutions)

White spots on aloe plant are something you’ll easily notice when it begins happening. That’s because the once beautiful green leaves are now blemished with patches or dots. It is also worth noting that sometimes, you may see your aloe plant turning white. The latter is a different effect as you’ll see the leaves turn …

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Underwatered Aloe Vera Plant (Signs and Solutions)

An underwatered aloe plant is usually a rare instance. But it can happen. Aloe vera plants are desert dwellers. As such, they can tolerate periods of drought. And they are equipped for it thanks to their thick, fleshy leaves which store moisture. However, if you don’t water the plant for months at a time, you’ll …

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Overwatered Lithops (Signs and How to Fix It)

An overwatered lithops is something I’ve seen more often that I’ve wanted to. In fact, some, shops including big box stores, don’t take care of them properly that you end up with sick or weak looking lithops. To me, that’s just sad given that these are little beauties that are amazingly unique. Part of the …

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Aloe Vera Root Rot (Signs, Causes and Solutions)

Aloe vera root rot is a common problem experiences by plant owners because of its ability to tolerate drought and store moisture in its leaves. As a result, watering the plant like your other houseplants is not a good idea. Instead, aloe plants should be treated like other succulents. But in case your plant develops …

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Overwatered Aloe Plant (Signs and Treatments)

And overwatered aloe plant is something that needs immediate attention. It is a common problem with this beautiful succulent since many people usually water it like they do their other houseplants. Unfortunately, doing this results in giving it too much moisture. Like other succulents, aloe vera are drought tolerant as they’re used to dry, desert …

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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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