The cactus, known by its family name of Cactaceae, is a very unique and popular plant. It’s known for its wide variety of species, each very distinct in appearance. They thrive in dry, hot climates. Unlike most plants, cactus needs very minimal amounts of water, thriving in well-drained areas. They store what water they do get, allowing them to survive droughts.
Cacti and succulents are terms that are often used interchangeably, however, they are not always the same. All cacti are succulents but not all succulents are cacti. Cacti have structures called areolas, small cushioned shapes that grow spines, branches or hair, that define their family. Many succulents don’t have areolas and so are classified in a different plant family. Continue reading “30+ Awesome Indoor Cactus Ideas For Cozy Home Interior Design”