Is the cactus a shrub?

Answer No, the cactus isn't a shrub. A shrub is a woody form of vegetation. The cactus is an albeit unusual member of the herbaceous forms of vegetation.

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Why are leaves modified to form spines in the cactus plant how then does the cactus plant make food?

The cactus adapted to its harsh environment by developing thick skin to slow the evaporation of water. The leaves changed in order to reduce the surface area that water could evaporate from and ove... Read More »

Does a Christmas cactus only bloom once a year in December My Christmas cactus bloomed in December and?

Christmas cactus will bloom if given long uninterrupted dark periods, about 12 hours each night. Begin the dark treatments in about mid-October to have plants in full bloom by the holidays. You can... Read More »

You are a shrub?

Can you name this Shrub for me?

It is a variety of Rhododendron and requires acid soil. If your soil is not acidic then you will either need to grow it in a container of ericacious compost or put a good quantity round the plant w... Read More »