Descriptions: Cactus plants come in a variety
of shapes, color and form.
Size: There is a large disparity in the
size of cactus plants, the smallest is only a
few inches tall, while the largest can grow up
to 63 feet tall!
Symbolism: Cactus flowers symbolice endurance,
warmth, maternal affection and love.
Grow Details: Cactus prefer dry, hot environments
and do well in drought conditions.
Soil Type: Dry or
Soil PH: Prefer alkaline with lime
Water: Take care not to over water.
Light: Full Sun
Height: Varies a few inches to 63
Flower Colors: Varies
Propagation: Propagate by seed, cuttings
Blooming Period: Varies
Herbal Remedy Properties: Many cactus
have medicinal values, Aloe Vera a popular cactus,
is still used to treat burns.
Native Area: Cactus are native to the
Americas, some species are native to Africa and
Other: All cacti are succulents, but not
all succulents are cacti.