Succulents

<strong>Elephant Bush Propagation: Complete Guide With 100% Effective Propagation Method</strong>

Elephant Bush Propagation: Complete Guide With 100% Effective Propagation Method

Elephant Bush or the Portulacaria Afra plant is a low-maintenance succulent native to the South African region. It is characterized as a slow-growing plant that is also drought tolerant. Thus, it makes a good choice for novice gardeners and a perfect houseplant that could live for decades. Caring for these species is quite easy but the process of Elephant Plant Propagation could demand a little effort from the owner. However, the reward for your effort will be satisfying and beautiful. When provided with the right conditions and if you pursue the right procedure for propagation it should be easy for…
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Blue Smoke Cactus: Tips to Grow this Unique Cactus at Home

Blue Smoke Cactus: Tips to Grow this Unique Cactus at Home

Blue Smoke Cactus is a beautiful addition to your indoor or outdoor garden. The plant is basically native to the central and northern parts of Mexico. Scientifically known as Myrtillocactus Geometrizan, the blue smoke cactus can amplify the look of your garden due to its unique foliage, with thick fleshy stems. The plant produces beautiful purple-blue color flowers and you could also witness purple fruits commonly known as bilberries. The blue flowering cactus is a slow-growing plant but it can reach up to 16 feet in height. However, among the cactus, they are relatively fast-growing plants, that can grow 1…
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Coral Cactus – Things to Know About This Succulent: Tips, Care & Much More

Coral Cactus – Things to Know About This Succulent: Tips, Care & Much More

The Coral Catus plant is a unique succulent that belongs to the Euphorbia genus which is a large family of over 2000 succulent plants. The coral cactus is not a cactus but a very special species in the genus as it is a combination of two species, i.e., Euphorbia Lactea, and Euphorbia Neriifolia. The unique combination makes it a little complex to understand the plant species. The lower part of the plant is Euphorbia Neriifolia which looks like cactus except for oval and wide leaves. From the top, the plant is Euphorbia Lactea 'Cristata', which has rippled large fan-shaped like…
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Meet The Penis Cactus, A Mexican Succulent That Looks Like Something Else

Meet The Penis Cactus, A Mexican Succulent That Looks Like Something Else

Penis cactus is a succulent that grows in clusters of long, thin leaves covered in sharp spines. The plant produces small, bell-like flowers that are white to pink or yellow with red tips. The penis cacti also grow flowers on its stems, but these are rarely seen because they hang down and are often hidden by the plant's leaves. The penis cacti is native to South America and Mexico, where it grows in rocky crevices and other areas with little soil. The Latin name for this plant is Pereskia aculeata, which means "prickly pear." It gets its common name from…
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How To Propagate ‘Crown Of Thorns’ – Complete Guide

How To Propagate ‘Crown Of Thorns’ – Complete Guide

Also known by its scientific name Euphorbia milii, and some common names like Christ thorn or the Christ plant, Crown of Thorns is an ideal plant used in decorations of Christmas and New Year. The succulent is quite famous for its colorful cup-shaped flowers and spiny stems and belongs to the family of Euphorbiaceae. The plants look beautiful if you can arrange them well, like small cutting in tabletops, across mantels, and at place settings. This beautiful plant is perfect for gifting purposes and once you know how to propagate 'crown of thorns' plant, you can set up an attractive…
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String of Bananas: Guide to grow & care for this Succulent

String of Bananas: Guide to grow & care for this Succulent

String of Bananas whose scientific name is Senecio radicans / Curio radicans is a tropical plant native to South Africa. The plant belongs to the Asteraceae family and it’s a close relative to the String of pearls plant. But in comparison to its relative, this succulent is a fast grower and easy to care for. ‘String of Bananas’ is grown for their interesting foliage rather than for its flowers. The plant blooms during the early spring with Light pink, white flowers. It is grown both indoors and outdoors but when you grow them indoors, the growth rate is moderate but…
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How to Propagate Snake Plant (Sansevieria/Mother-in-Law Tongue)?

How to Propagate Snake Plant (Sansevieria/Mother-in-Law Tongue)?

Dracaena Trifasciata is the scientific name of snake plant but it is well known for its several other names like the mother-in-law tongue, viper’s bowstring hemp, or Devil’s Tongue. The plant is a member of the Asparagaceae family and belongs to the West Africa region. If you have to choose one great plant for your home, the snake plant would be considered one of the best plants due to many reasons. They are very easy to care for and you do not have to worry about how to propagate snake plants as there are several methods to do so. The…
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Know-How to Propagate ‘String of Dolphins’ Plant

Know-How to Propagate ‘String of Dolphins’ Plant

The string of dolphins whose scientific name is Senecio Peregrinus belongs to the Asteraceae family. The plant is commonly known as the dolphin plant and the dolphin necklace as the leaves of this beautiful succulent resembles a pod of jumping dolphins. It is a hybrid plant made by crossbreeding strings of pearls and candle plants. The plant looks amazon in vertical gardens and hanging baskets due to its unique foliage appearance. However, they are not very common in stores and due to their less availability, people have less idea about how to propagate string of dolphins plant. The plant cannot…
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Mother of Thousands Plant: Care, Grow & Propagate it

Mother of Thousands Plant: Care, Grow & Propagate it

'Mother of Thousands' plant whose scientific name is Kalanchoe Daigremontiana is a not so common Succulent that belongs to Madagascar. It is also known as the Alligator plant, Mexican Hat Plant, and the Devil's backbone which is a part of the Crassulaceae Family. The large pointed blue-green-colored leaves grow up to 6 inches long and 3 inches wide. The leaves of the plant develop small plantlets at the edges of the leaves and they drop quite easily from the main plant. These plantlets have a tendency to root anywhere they fall if they find the right soil for growth and…
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Snake Plant Care – Important Things which should not be Ignored

Snake Plant Care – Important Things which should not be Ignored

The Snake plant or Sansevieria comes in the family of the Lily. The family of Sansevieria proves it an excellent choice for those who are residing in the apartment. They execute as a water purifier for purifying the air quality of the Home. People just love to take good care of the snake plant. Here, important things are discussed about snake plant care. Sansevieria or Snake plant Why Should you take care of Sansevieria or Snake plant: Sansevieria comes at the top of the list of the tolerant of all plants that are used for decoration. It is classic as…
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