Growing Sulcorebutia arenacea

Growing Sulcorebutia arenacea

An uncommon genus is the Rebutia or Sulcorebutia genus, which can form small clusters of plants (sometimes just a single main ‘head’), often with small, dense spines. They tend to stay small, developing large clusters over time, and while cute aren’t...
How to Grow Astrophytum myriostigma

How to Grow Astrophytum myriostigma

These little cacti are favorites for almost all collectors; I can’t think of any growers I know who don’t have at least one in their collection (or had one at some point, anyway). The lack of spines, the alien-like appearance, and something about how...
Growing Melocactus azureus – The Turk’s Cap Cactus

Growing Melocactus azureus – The Turk’s Cap Cactus

I’ve waited a long time to write about these, despite having grown them for the last 5 years and selling more than a few of them on my Etsy shop. They have a reputation for being hard to grow and finicky, something I experienced myself with the first couple I...