Cacti occur in a wide range of shapes and sizes. Cactus are succulents, meaning they have thickened, fleshy parts adapted to store water. Unlike many other succulents, the stem is the only part of cacti where this vital water storage process takes place.

WATER: Allow soil to dry between watering. Do not allow standing water in pot or tray.

LIGHT: Display in sunny areas near a window, or in a place it will receive 8 hours of bright artificial light.

TEMPERATURE: These plants tolerate a wide range of temperatures from 60-90F. Keep away from air conditioning or heating vents.

FERTILIZER: Apply a balanced houseplant food once every other month at ½ strength during warm seasons.