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All cactus and succulent plants have the same four basic needs as other plants...water, light, water and food.  They thrive in well drained soil, any container they are planted in should have extra drainage holes.  The soil should be made or 1 part potting MIX (not potting soil), 1 part clean sand and 1 part of small gravel or pumice.

Cactus and succulent plants need a bright, sunny spot.  Yellow or brown spots indicate too much light, just move into a spot that gets less light, simple!  If it turns light green it needs more light and you just move the cactus plant to that spot.

Water your cactus and succulent plant when the bottom of the pot is dry.  The rule of thumb is to water weekly except during the winter, during the winter water the plant once a month.  Do not let water sit in the saucer!

Cactus and succulent plants need food, but not a lot.  Fertilize (feed) your plant from late spring and through the summer with some liquid cactus fertilizer or some 5-10-5 house plant food, dilute it in half though. You don't have to feed it during the fall, winter and early spring when your cactus plant is dormant.

Cacti and succulents have the ability to store moisture for use when times are tough.  The main difference between a cactus and succulent is that succulents don't have that little patch like cacti do where their roots, flowers and spines grow from.

Growing cactus and succulents is a rewarding and inexpensive hobby, most plants are less than $10 and there are dozens of cacti and succulents available for you to purchase easily.  There are  fertilizers and food too.

Whether you're a beginner or a pro,  Garden Time Online provides you with the plants and the correct instructions for your plants to thrive.  We showcase the common varieties of cactus and succulents, and there are a few rarer varieties that will be available as long as supplies last!

 

Information on the Cacti and Succulents seen at the bottom of the page:

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Crassula/Jade Plant icon

Adenium/Desert Rose icon

Senecio/Bead Plant icon

Aporophyllum icon

Kalanchoe icon

Schlumbergera/Christmas Cactus icon

Rhipsalidopsis/Easter Cactus icon

Echeveria icon

Stapelia/Fragrant Star Cactus icon

Huernia/Life Saver Plant

Lithops/Living Stones icon

Ceropegia/Parachute Flower icon

Pereskia/Rose Cactus icon

Agave icon

How to Flower Orchid Cactus and Clivias icon

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Grow The Largest Flower in The World- Corpse Flower icon

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Baby Jade ‘Hobbit’ (Crassula ovata)
Baby Jade ‘Hobbit’ (Crassula ovata)
Baby Jade ‘Hobbit’ (Crassula ovata)

Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanum)?
Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanum)
 

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Here's your opportunity to grow a corpse plant for a fantastic, once-in-a-lifetime outcome!  May be grown outside if conditions are right, read the reviews from people who grow them!

Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanum)

If you’re a plant geek who loves a challenge with the opportunity of a fantastic, once-in-a-lifetime outcome, you’ll want to try your luck growing this rare plant.

The Corpse Flower is the largest and most unusual flower in the world.

It’s found in botanical gardens that grow rare and unusual plants.  The impressive and massive size (6'-10' tall) makes it one of the rarest plants we have ever offered. 

It is estimated there are only 3-5 blooming plants in cultivation each year, worldwide.

 

Night Blooming Cereus
Night Blooming Cereus (Epiphyllum oxypetalum)
Night Blooming Cereus
Bead Plant (Senecio rowleyanus)
Bead Plant (Senecio rowleyanus)
Bead Plant (Senecio rowleyanus)
Kalanchoe manginii
Chandalier Plant (Kalanchoe manginii)
Chandalier Plant
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Christmas Cactus ‘Limelight Dancer’ (Schlumbergera hybrid)
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Crown of Thorns plant
Crown of Thorns ‘Golden Gem’ (Euphorbia milii splendens)
Crown of Thorns plant
Desert Rose
Desert Rose ‘Sweetheart’ (Adenium obesum hybrid)
Desert Rose
Easter Cactus
Easter Cactus 'Scorpius' (Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri)
Easter Cactus
Echeveria
Echeveria ‘Raindrops’ (Echeveria hybrid)
Echeveria
 

Fragrant Star Cactus
Fragrant Star Cactus (Stapelia flavopurpurea) 

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Fragrant Star Cactus

Life Saver Plant
Life Saver Plant (Huernia zebrina)

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Living Stones plant
Living Stones (Lithops species)
Living Stones plant
Orchid Cactus
Orchid Cactus ‘Hocus Pocus’ (Epiphyllum hybrid)
Orchid Cactus
Starfish Flower
Starfish Flower (Stapelia scitula)
Starfish Flower

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Tequila Agave
Tequila Agave ‘Weber Blue’ (Agave tequilana)
Tequila Agave
Ric Rac Orchid Cactus
Ric Rac Orchid Cactus (Epiphyllum anguliger)
Ric Rac Orchid Cactus
Rose Cactus
Rose Cactus (Pereskia grandifolia)
Rose Cactus
Parachute Flower
Parachute Flower (Ceropegia sandersonii)
Parachute Flower
Peperomia
Peperomia ‘Ruby Glow’ (Peperomia graveolens)
Peperomia
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