How to Find Out What Kind of Cactus You Have?

Answer Cacti come in all kinds of shapes, colors and sizes. Perhaps out of curiosity you want to know how best to take care of your cactus, or maybe you just want to know what to tell your friends when th... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Find Out What Kind of Cactus You Have

What kind of succulent/cactus is this?

Aloe Vera. Barbadensis.English names: Indian Aloe, Curacao Aloe and Barbados.

What Kind of Topsoil Is for Cactus?

Topsoil is the first 2 inches of soil. Gardeners must provide their cacti with well-draining topsoil to grow a plant free of diseases. Cacti grown in poorly draining soils are at high risk of contr... Read More »

What kind of insects will eat cactus?

Aphids, mealybugs, and scale are among the insects that will eat cactus plants. Specifically, the above list identifies predatory insects to watch out for outside in the garden and inside with hou... Read More »

In what kind of soil does a cactus grow best?

Cactus plants tolerate a range of soils. But they have two preferences. They favor free draining soils, since their body parts are adapted to moisture deprived environments. They also favor soils t... Read More »