Types of Globose Cacti?

Answer Cacti grow in a number of different forms. Some, such as saguaros, have a tree-like form. Two other possibilities include the bushy and columnar forms, exemplified by the prickly pear (Opuntia spec... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Types of Globose Cacti

How many types of cacti are there?

There are something on the order of 2,000 different species of cactus. Those plant taxonomists who identify them are still sorting a few out, but that number is close. Links can be found below to c... Read More »

What Types of Soil Do Cacti Need?

Cactus plants require only minimal maintenance when grown in pots since they rarely need to be watered or pruned. Providing them with the best-quality soil further ensures the cactus grows well wit... Read More »

How old do cacti get?

my cactus grow as old as aunt gredla, she ain't older den 98

Can cacti hurt you?

The cactus plant can hurt a human with sharp thorns, spines, quills or needles. It also can hurt a human with its stored water. That water may be toxic to drink.