Cactus and Succulents - Every 2 Week

Stephania perrieri

Deciduous; variable caudex to 12″, vining to 30ft.
Water well when leafed out.

Stephania venosa

Moderate sized caudiciform, 10-15″ across, with broad green leafy vines and blood red sap. Small orange flower sprays. Donut-shaped seeds are called Moon Seeds. Low water, but rich soils.

Tephrocactus turpinii

Opuntia turpinii
Tephrocactus articulatus

Long spineless stems do have small glochids. Upright to 2 feet.

Tillandsia cyanea

Semi-epiphytic, can grow with some soil unlike other Tillandsias. Blue flowers on bright pinik/red paddle shaped spikes.

Trachyandra saltii

Unusual caudiciform with long strappy leaves related to Aloes with narrow 2″ caudex. Small striped starry white flowers similar to Bulbines. Tuberous roots. Native to dry grasslands.

Trichodiadema bulbosum

Irregular caudex; shrubby w/long stems, small green leaves and small pink-purple flowers.

Easy to grow natural bonsai, stems and leaves can be cut back for shape. Lift plant up to expose more swollen roots each time you repot.

Tylecodon buchholzianus

Natural bonsai, dwarf shrub. Occasional ovoid green leaves on tips of brown branches. Tiny pink flowers. Prefers some afternoon shade in the summer.

Tylecodon schaeferianus

Small branched succulent with tubular pink flowers. Underground tuberous roots form a caudex and can be exposed above the soil line as they grow.

Uncarina peltata

Shrubby caudex, branched to 10ft., large soft leaves;
golden trumpet flowers w/purple throat

Urginea maritima

Large winter-growing bulb with 6ft. bloom stalks, white flowers. Grows in open spaces with shallow rocky and sandy coastal soils. Flowers late summer, leaves throughout the winter.

Whitesloanea crassa

Rare caudiciform stapeliad; dry and warm in winter. Can grow to 10″ tall. We grow them with weekly water during the hot part of the year and monthly or less in the winter.

Xerosicyos danguyi

Thick round leaves on a vining succulent. Leaves will die back in drought conditions. Indoor in winter. Prefers heat.

Yucca “Bright Edge”

Y. filamentosa “Bright Edge”

Low growing w/yellow edged leaves, tall bloom spikes with creamy white flowers

Yucca elata

Tree to 15’h.; narrow leaves; pendant blooms

Yucca elephantipes

Y. gloriosa

Fast growing tree to 30 ft. with bright green leaves, large white flowers in summer