Large Aphids on My Cactus?

Answer Wooly aphids appear larger than other types of aphids that attack cactus plants. These nutrient-sucking pests appear larger because they are covered in a waxy secretion. It is important for gardene... Read More »

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What is this cactus Is it even a cactus?

I have the exact same succulent in my collection and it is not brown because of tap water, this is its natural color. The amount of brown may vary depending on the amount of sunlight (direct or ind... Read More »

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 »

How do you see aphids?

you see them mostly on roses and flowers and bushes where you see mostly a lot of ladybugs.