How Often Does Cactus Flower? 7 Factors That Delays Blooming

How Often Does Cactus Flower? 7 Factors That Delays Blooming

You have had a cactus with you for several years already, but it hasn’t given you a single flower despite being given the best growing conditions. How often do they flower? Generally, cacti shoot up flowers every year during their blooming season. However, some factors delay their bud formation, such as 1) maturity, 2) species,…

How Do Cacti Roots Look Like? [4 Types with Photos]

How Do Cacti Roots Look Like? [4 Types with Photos]

If you have ever been to a desert, you’ve probably wondered how cacti survived the diverse environmental condition. They must have powerful roots that sustained them through drought, strong winds, and periodic downpours. What do their roots look like from beneath the surface? Cactus roots look woody and extensive. Their roots evolved to gather water…

White Powder On Cactus? How To Remove Mealybugs in 6 Simple Ways

White Powder On Cactus? How To Remove Mealybugs in 6 Simple Ways

Have you noticed some white powdery substance hiding on the crevices of your cactus stems? Did your cactus experience growth deformation and discoloration? Inspect your plant right away as it may be infested with mealybugs! Mealybugs are white, fuzzy insects, 2-3mm long with filaments around their body. A mealybug infestation looks like a cottony mass…