Pachycereus

Family: Cactaceae Habitat: Central America, between northern Mexico and southern California. Cultivation: This plant is easy to grow: use standard cactus soil or a mixture of peat and sand and [...]

Puna

Family: Cactaceae Habitat: South America: northern Argentina, Bolivia Cultivation: Puna doesn't require any special care, compared to other cacti: put it in a half-shade position, water [...]

Hildewintera

Family: Cactaceae Habitat: Mountainous areas of Peru, Uruguay, Bolivia and Argentina. Cultivation: They require warm temperatures and a sunny location. They have a rapid growth habit that needs [...]

Frithia

Family: Aizoaceae Habitat: South Africa: specifically, the rocky areas of the Gauteng province. Cultivation: Choose a very sandy soil, water rarely, place the plant in a spot where it can get [...]

Eulychnia

Family: Cactaceae Habitat: Desert areas of Chile and Peru (only foggy deserts). Cultivation: The main difficulty in growing Eulychnia is to create a humid environment, just like the one of its [...]

Opuntia

Family: Cactaceae Habitat: South american desert areas, but also grows spontaneously along the coasts of southern Italy, where it is possible to admire it of sometimes quite impressive [...]

Escobaria

Family: Cactaceae Habitat: Deserts and Atlantic areas of North America: eastern Canada, southeastern United States, Mexico. Cultivation: Escobaria requires a well-drained soil, occasional [...]

Gymnocalycium

Family: Cactaceae Habitat: South America Cultivation: Gymnocalycium is quite easy to grow as it is a tough cactus. Remember to protect these plants from direct sunlight, which can burn the [...]

Lophocereus

Family: Cactaceae Habitat: Southern Arizona and Northern Mexico. Cultivation: Keep your Lophocereus in full sun and always above 6°C, as they cannot tolerate the cold. Water sparingly.

Marginatocereus

Family: Cactaceae Habitat: Central Mexico Cultivation: Choose a position in full sun and always keep your Marginatocereus at a fairly high temperature, at least above 6-7°C. For propagation use [...]

Notocactus

Family: Cactaceae Habitat: South America Cultivation: Notocacti are slow-growing cacti, not particularly difficult to grow. Place them in a sunny spot with a well-drained substrate. Water [...]

Rebutia

Family: Cactaceae Habitat: Bolivia, Perù, Argentina Cultivation: Rebutia are not difficult to grow. However, to obtain a beautiful summer bloom, special attention should be paid in the Winter, [...]