Why Quarantining New Succulents is Important

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The Hidden Dangers of Pests and Diseases Succulents are beloved for their unique shapes, textures, and colors. But did you know that these hardy plants can be susceptible to pests and diseases? Let’s take a closer look at some common problems. Common Succulent Pests Just like any other plants, succulents can attract unwanted visitors. Mealybugs, spider mites, and … Read more

Root Mealybugs on Succulents: An Easy Troubleshooting Guide

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One threat often lurks unseen below the soil – root mealybugs. These subterranean suckers can wreak havoc on our prickly plant pals. Succulent enthusiasts are usually well-versed in spotting and treating common pests like foliage mealybugs and aphids. Let’s take a closer look at root mealybugs and how to protect succulents from their hungry hideouts … Read more

Epiphytic Cacti: The Fascinating Air Plants of the Cactus Family

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Epiphytic cacti, also known as air plants or epiphytic succulents, are a unique group of cactus species that grow on other plants or objects rather than in soil. These fascinating plants are adapted to life in the canopy of trees and other plants and have a number of physical and reproductive characteristics that enable them … Read more