This practical, inspiring series tells you all you need to know about your favorite plants, from their origins to how to select and maintain the best plants for your needs. A comprehensive introduction is followed by a "Plant Catalogue", botanical descriptions, planting ideas and flowering times.
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Cacti: An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care, with Step-by ...
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areas areole bright red flowers Cereus Christmas cactus Cleistocactus Cleistocactus strausii CLEISTOCACTUS WINTERI collectors colours columnar cacti compost soil mix crown cultivation densely covered desert cacti diameter difficult to grow disc-like easy to grow Echinocactus ECHINOCACTUS GRUSONII Echinocereus Echinopsis Epiphyllum epiphytic epiphytic cacti Eriosyce Ferocactus Five years old flowers are produced full sun garden globular cacti globular plants glochids grafting gravel greenhouse growth Gymnocalycium height 10cm 4in height 5cm 2in height 7.5cm 3in ideal indoors larger-growing late spring LEFT Mammillaria Mammillaria geminispina mealy bug Minimum temperature 6°C Neoporteria normally old pot culture Opuntia over-water Parodia pests plants need pollinated prickly pears prone to rotting propagator rainforest cacti Rebutia repot root system seed tray seedlings Selenicereus shape sharp knife slender slow-growing small-growing spread 2.5cm 1in spread 5cm 2in Stenocereus succulents SULCOREBUTIA summer tall-growing temperature 6°C 43°F THELOCACTUS Trichocereus Turbinicarpus usually warm weather white spines yellow flowers