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...
Growing Ariocarpus for Beginners

Growing Ariocarpus for Beginners

Ariocarpus is a wild genus. With the rise of plant popularity during COVID, these went from a relatively niche cactus, popular among experienced growers but almost unheard of otherwise, to incredibly in demand and fetching insane prices. Unlike the tropical plants...