Succulents - Ebook


Fat plants

This ebook deals with a category of plants rare in our latitudes and therefore even more fascinating, the succulent family. Adenium, Agavi, Astrophytum, Cereo, Crassula, Epiphyllum, Ferocactus, Prickly pear, Gasteria and Mammillaria are the internationally renowned species that are considered in this collection.

Succulents 2

The second ebook dedicated to succulents deals with 10 other species that are well known and appreciated among fans of this genus of plants. In Piante Grasse 2 you will find 10 articles related to this type of plants: watering succulents, fertilizing succulents, repotting succulents, cacti, echinocactus, lithops, melocactus, mesembriantemo, opuntia and pachypodium. For each species the following points are analyzed: general characteristics, environment and exposure, soil, planting and repotting, watering, fertilization, reproduction, pruning, flowering, diseases and parasites, sales, curiosities. The articles, written in clear and simple language, are accompanied by beautiful photos.



  • Introduction
  • Aizoaceae
  • Apocynaceae
  • Asparagaceae
  • Asteraceae
  • Cactaceae
  • Commelinaceae
  • Crassulaceae
  • Didiereaceae
  • Dioscoreaceae
  • Euphorbiaceae
  • Geraniaceae
  • Portulacaceae
  • Vitaceae
  • Xanthorrhoeaceae

Very comprehensive ebook by 72 pages divided into 14 chapters.

Succulents are really the right choice for those who do not have a very green thumb, but still want to create a wonderful blooming and luxuriant corner in their garden.

The varieties that fall into these categories, despite being rustic plants and requiring little maintenance, need to be cultivated and cared for according to precise rules, which change depending on the species chosen. In this convenient and comprehensive guide to growing succulents, "The Fat Plants", written by our succulent and cactaceae expert, the dr. Marco Alberti, you will find all the tips and useful information to learn how to grow and care for your succulents in the right way.

The volume deals with some in the introductory part general notions on the cultivation of succulents and their classification in families. A detailed and in-depth analysis of the characteristics of the individual varieties follows, organized by family they belong to: from the origin to the morphology of the plant, passing through the flowering period, climatic needs and botanical propagation. In this useful volume you will find everything you need to know how to intervene on your plants correctly, using the right cultivation and maintenance practices.


Succulents with small flowers to welcome spring: Delosperma

This succulent plant it adapts to any type of terrain. It resists cold, drought and blooms a lot. For this reason it is beautiful both in garden that in home. It is cultivated with ease.

Delosperma © stock.adobe

A pot of succulents in the garden

Within a jar you can plant more than one thorny succulent plant and create perfect combinations for your garden.

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The best way to grow succulents in pots is to use a specific soil.

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See also: Indoor succulents! 10 strains to easily grow at home



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