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Cactus Gardening

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All cactus plants are succulents, but not all succulents are cactus plants. Being able to tell the difference is one of the concerns in the cactus gardening section. Other questions to be asked and answered include the specifics of a cactus plant's adaptability, environmental impact, growing conditions, harmful stresses, native habitats, propagation methods, and value for people and wildlife.
Some people wait until March or so, when new growth begins, to  prune the cactus.
yes Africa does have cactus
Sonoran Desert is the desert in North America which has Cacti.
You probably know that Cacti are desert plants. That means they are  not used to or adapted to shade; so as long as the cover doesn't  infringe on the light it receives, the cactus will be fine.  Generally, a dog will only sniff a cactus once, but some types can  be toxic to dogs and it is best...
It looks like you are asking about the saguaro cactus. There is no  type of cactus with a name that is any closer to "saroya".
The cactus seed may be found within the fruit . It tends to germinate between 66 and 70-81 degrees Fahrenheit [19 - 21-27 degrees Celsius]. Germination tends to take about 2-4 weeks. A properly treated cactus plant may be of good size within 1-2 years of germination.
This gigantic cactus can be found in desert regions of Arizona, S  California, and Mexico,
they always absorb sunlight, and sorry no other answers. Never touch a cactus!
It is to store food & water.
Purple pengin sweat is what came out of your cactus
actually, the Christmas cactus doesn't necessarily always bloom at Christmas. it blooms naturally in the beginning of October and sometimes as late as January.
You need to ejaculate into the soil for added nutrients.
That's mean that your cactus is growing well and very naturally . So don't scare , that's normal for all cactuses . You should give your cactus a little much water when it's overgrowing : when the cactus have red spines ! I hope i helped you !
Water , dissolved nutrients , and byproducts of photosynthesis are stored in the cactus stem. The water and the dissolved nutrients are sent up into the stem from the cactus plant's roots. They're held in the stem until they can be used in the photosynthetic interaction with sunlight. From that...
They aren't originally from anywhere, they evolved and adapted all across the world.
Pachycereus pringlei , also known asMexican Giant Cardon or Elephant Cactus, is a species of cactusthat is native to northwestern Mexico. At 63 feet, it is thetallest cactus in the Americas or, for that matter, in the world.
A saguaro can grow to be over 20 meters tall.
It is best to let your cacti soil dry out all the way before watering, this way you will not risk the cacti getting root rot. If cacti are not allowed to dry out in between each time they are watered a number of problems can occur. Stick your finger about an inch deep into the substrate and see if...
The most common scientific name is: Echinopsis spachiana
The Cactus plant lives for extended periods of time due the lack of predators; nothing is there to kill it.
there are some edible and some not but im for sure that the barrel catus
The saguaro cactus [ Carnegiea gigantea ] may sprout from seed within 2-4 weeks . But it'll take 40+ years for the cactus to sprout branches and flowers. During the first four decades of its life, it concentrates energizing photosynthetic products into such life supporting processes as growth and...
The Easter blooming cactus [ Schlumbergera gaertneri ] is a successful houseplant. So it can live for many years if its environment supports its needs. It's a jungle cactus from Brazil. So it's the opposite of the desert cactus in its needs. Specifically, the Easter cactus isn't used to...
Cacti are strictly New World plants and so not occur naturally in  the Sahara.
The saguaro blossom [ Carnegiea gigantea ] is the state flower of Arizona . In 1901, it became Arizona's territorial flower. In 1931, it was confirmed again, but as the state flower.
Yes cactus plant has a sunken stomata .
It is Haworthia fasciata,it is a species of the genus Haworthia in the family Asphodelaceae.Plants are small (less than 10 cm). Leaves are dark green with narrow white crested strips on the reverse. At the end of the leaf, a non acute spine.It is often confused with Aloe aristata because of their...
With a knife and pruningshears is how Euphorbia trigona is pruned. Specifically, the succulent plant inquestion carries the common name of cathedral cactus. Its pruningdemands the donning of long-sleeved shirts, safety glasses andwaterproof gloves to protect against the plant's irritating,...
Applying fertilizers, checking growing conditions, pruning, and re-potting are ways to encourage thickening in Euphorbia trigona . Specifically, the succulent plant in question also goes by the common names African milk tree and cathedral plant, in reference to its church spire-like growth...
thick and waxy skin, spiky leaves, flexible stem and shallow roots.
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All I know is it hurts for a while. The toxin's in the plant linger in the area of the puncture. My daughter was stuck recently on the ankle and if she moves her foot/ankle in a certain way she screams out in pain...a pain that lasts quite a while. We are still unsure of how to deal with this pain...
    It depends on the temperature and the amount of humidity in the air. You should test the soil with your fingertip: When it is still a bit humid, don't water the plant. When the soil is really dry, give it water, but take care, that the soil is not drenched.
IF you want to care for it well you should find out what type it is and find care instructions online. If you don't know, then I suggest leaving it next to a window, making sure it gets a lot of sun and only watering it when it gets dry. Good Luck!!
no but it can be use to sooth the pain.
Individual specimens differ, but in general an organ-pipe cactus might reach 16 to 20 feet in height.
The Antarctic region is a polar region, meaning it's too cold  anywhere near the region to grow cacti.
pricks. It helps them potect them self from danger
Pincushion cactuses [ Mammillaria spp ] need water during the growing season , which tends to be spring and summer . During those seasons, they may need to be watered every 10-14 days . But the guide shouldn't be the number of days. Instead, it should be the dryness or moistness of the soil....
A cactus berry is one of the forms that cactus fruit may take. Different cactus plants make different types of fruit. For example, the fruit of the living rock or fossil cactus [ Ariocarpus spp ] looks like pale fleshy berries. In contrast, the saguaro cactus [ Carnegiea gigantea ] makes fruit...
The cochineal insect, which attacks primarily the prickly pearcactus, can eventually kill the plant if unchecked.
They are similar because both are used for protection.
Javelina, deer and desert tortoises all eat prickly pear cacti andare herbivores.
None! Cacti grow spines instead of leaves.
Cacti live in a variety of biomes, not just the desert. They livewhere they can adapt to the conditions.
it could come in a lot of colors Green with yellow spikes.
It is most commonly found in the Sonora Desert and parts of the  Chihuahuan Desert.
Some cacti have spines, others contain alkaloids that can make the  offending party quite uncomfortable.
Cactus' leaves are modified into short spikes so as to prevent the excess loss of water through the process of transpiration.....
It will not be able to reproduce by sexual means and produce seeds.
On the inside, a cactus plant has tissue . Central transport tissue takes water up from the shallow, fibrous roots and into the stem. Storage tissue within the stem holds water, dissolved nutrients, and photosynthetic products such as starches and sugars. The amount of water within the tissue may...
Besides insects, few anomals feed on cacti with the exception ofthe prickly pear cacti. A number of animals feed on these plantsincluding javelina, desert tortoises, deer and pronghorn as well asrabbits, hares and a number of rodents.
Cacti do not have leaves. The leaves have been replaced by spines.
The tip of a cactus is where growth occurs in a cactus plant. Ifthis is badly damaged the plant may die or begin to grow elsewherein the plant giving the plant an abnormal appearance.
Cacti live in the desert, grasslands and even in the rain forest.
Although, along with other native plants, the saguaro is protectedby the state of Arizona, it is neither endangered nor threatened.
They were discovered by a video of them singing the national anthem at a Texas Tech basketball game in 2008 posted on by YouTube by the youngest member's granfather.
it just drinks water like other plants do
cut it from the top right to the bottom
The cacti (in general) have made many modifications to collect,  store and retain water. Adaptations include:    a low surface to volume ratio to reduce evaporation  a waxy outer layer to prevent transpiration of water  a modified CO2 scavenging system to allow CO2 capture with  minimum...
Some adaptations of cacti are there waxy covering, their leave  spines, water storage, and their shallow widely spreading roots. 
because of the magical lepricorns that groom them inot that shape,then they use a special crappy hair gel and it stays like that.
To protect the moisture inside the cactus. They have to protect it to survive because they usually live in dry, hot, areas across the world.
There is no such thing as a 'mesquite cactus.' There are manyspecies of cacti and there are shrubs/trees called mesquites. Amesquite is not a cactus.
A size of a head of a big child or a head of a small man...
  Treat cactus like any other plant. During the growing season water and feed as required. During the dormant season ease off the water and watch for signs of growth and start all over again.
A jumping cholla is a plant and produces its own food by photosynthesis.
No, cacti are natives to the Americas only and not found naturallyin Asia.
Some people report that spraying the cactus with acetone will  damage the cells enough to kill it when done repeatedly. However,  most people with an overgrowth say that just digging them up or  using a tool called a "cactus kicker" is much quicker and more  effective.
Cactus are well adapted to deserts because their thick leaves contains lot of water so they don't die.
I bought mine from Lowes and the guy told me about 4, to 5, to 6  feet. But probably not much more taller than how you bought it.
Yes, cacti are dicots.
No, cacti are only natives of the Americas. They do not occurnaturally in Madagascar.
As with all terrestrial plants, cacti absorb water through theirroots.
The traits of a cactus that would likely be mentioned in a poem are their hardiness and ability to go without water for a long time, and their spines.
Remove it from the soil by removing the plant from the main roots.
No. They don't eat meat or herbs. They absorb water through the  roots and produce there own food by photosynthesis.
Buy it from a reputable plant nursery or big box home improvementstore.
Pachycereus pringlei , also known as Mexican giant cardon or elephantcactus , is a species of cactus native to northwesternMexico. The record is 63 feet tall making it the tallest cactus inthe world.
  Normally, a cactus will thrive in a hot and dry environment, but can be found in humid areas also.
Rooting Epiphyllum cuttings is easy, you just plant in soil mix andmist the stems for 3-4 weeks until growth appears then water thesoil.
No, but her mother passed away in the summer...
It can possibly live up to ten years
they do if they rot (if you water them too much)
A saguaro would probably quickly get root rot and die as the soil  in Florida is much too moist for a saguaro to remain healthy. They  need a fast draining soil that does not remain wet for long after a  rain.