Thanksgiving Cactus, Schlumbergera truncata – Details, Growing Tips

Thanksgiving Cactus, Schlumbergera truncata – Details, Growing Tips

Enjoy these details, facts and general tips for growing Thanksgiving Cactus, Schlumbergera truncata. Common Names Thanksgiving Cactus, Crab Claw Cactus, Claw Cactus, Lobster Cactus, False Christmas Cactus, Holiday Cactus, Linkleaf, Yoke Cactus Scientific Binomial Name Schlumbergera truncata,  Synonyms: Zygocactus truncates, Epiphyllum ruckeri, Cactus truncates, Epiphyllum ruckerianum, Epiphyllum truncatum Description of Thanksgiving Cactus, Schlumbergera truncata The Thanksgiving Cactus was…

Christmas Cactus, Schlumbergera bridgesii – Details, Growing Tips

Christmas Cactus, Schlumbergera bridgesii – Details, Growing Tips

Some interesting details, facts and tips about the Christmas Cactus, Schlumbergera bridgesii. Common Names Christmas Cactus, True Christmas Cactus Scientific Binomial Name Schlumbergera bridgesii;  Synonyms: Schlumbergera bridgesii x buckleyi, Zygocactus x buckleyi, Epiphyllum bridgesii , Epiphyllum x buckleyi Description of Christmas Cactus, Schlumbergera bridgesii Some people maintain the true ‘Christmas Cactus’ is actually a hybrid (Schlumbergera…

Easter Cactus, Hatiora gaertneri – Details, Growing Tips

Easter Cactus, Hatiora gaertneri – Details, Growing Tips

Some general facts, details and tips concerning the Easter Cactus, Hatiora gaertneri. Common Names Easter Cactus, Spring Cactus, Whitsun Cactus Scientific Binomial Name Hatiora gaertneri;  Synonyms (Regel) Barthlott; Formerly called Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri, Epiphyllum gaertneri, Schlumbergera gaertneri, Epiphyllum russellianum var. gaertneri, Epiphyllopsis gaertneri Description of Easter Cactus, Hatiora gaertneri The spine free Easter Cactus is native to the rain forests of Brazil. …

Panda Plant, Kalanchoe tomentosa – Details, Growing Tips

Panda Plant, Kalanchoe tomentosa – Details, Growing Tips

The Panda Plant is the first plant you should think about when you start to fill your terrarium with succulents.  It is cute looking and striking at the same time. Common Names Panda Plant, Pussy Ears, Teddy Bear Plant, Donkey Ears, Cocoon Plant, Velvet Leaf Kalanchoe, Plush Plant, White Lady Scientific Binomial Name Kalanchoe tomentosa…

Growing Coppertone, Stonecrop, Sedum nussbaumerianum

You will find that growing Coppertone, Stonecrop, Sedum nussbaumerianum is one of the easiest succulents you can try.  They are a hardy plant that can survive and eve thrive even when abused or neglected.  They are a great houseplant or used as a groundcover outdoors. They have many common names but most frequently the Sedum nussbaumerianum is…