What does a cactus eat?

Answer They use photosynthesis to produce food, they are producers! Above the ground a cactus absorbs the energy from the sun to convert carbon dioxide into sugars and other compounds.Below ground they h... Read More »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

What does the cactus cleanse do?

The cactus cleanse is a type of juice diet that is believed by some to cleanse the intestinal tract of carcinogens, or cancer-causing agents. Cactus cleanses are based on prickly pear cactus juice,... Read More »