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Cacti and Succulents

Cacti and Succulents

by Hans Hecht
     
 
"Written for the beginner (though there is plenty here for more experienced cactus and succulent growers), this wonderful guidebook offers a wealth of information on propagation, grafting, fertilizing, and repotting, along with advice on lighting, soil, and pest and disease control. There's an alphabetical listing of more than 300 cacti and other succulents....Each

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"Written for the beginner (though there is plenty here for more experienced cactus and succulent growers), this wonderful guidebook offers a wealth of information on propagation, grafting, fertilizing, and repotting, along with advice on lighting, soil, and pest and disease control. There's an alphabetical listing of more than 300 cacti and other succulents....Each entry includes the plant's description, information about its natural habitat, tips for year-round care, and information on its species....One of the most helpful guides to these fascinating plants."—Booklist. "...a beautifully illustrated and informative handbook suitable for beginning or experienced growers...excellent introduction...highly recommended."—ARBA. 160 pages (all in color), 8 1/4 X 11.

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George Cohen
Written for the beginner (though there is plenty here for more experienced cactus and succulent growers), this wonderful guidebook offers a wealth of information on propagation, grafting, fertilizing, and repotting, along with advice on lighting, soil, and pest and disease control. There's an alphabetical listing of more than 300 cacti and other succulents, with their botanical names, common names, and important characteristics and requirements. Each entry includes the plant's description, information about its natural habitat, tips for year-round care, and information on its species. Also included for each one is a color photograph of the plant. One of the most helpful guides to these fascinating plants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806905488
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
02/05/1994
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.61(w) x 11.28(h) x 0.70(d)

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