Christmas Cactus-I Planted Roots in Mexico

By Tommy Clarkson from the January 2017 Edition Christmas Cactus, Zygocactus truncate Family: Cactaceae Also known as: Holiday Cactus, Thanksgiving Cactus or Crab Cactus This rather interesting plant may be seen identified as Epiphyllum truncatun its original name in 1812. Then it was moved to the genus Zygocactus. However, recently it was officially transferred to […]

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African Mask-I Planted Roots in Mexico

By Tommy Clarkson from the January 2017 Edition African Mask, Alocasia amazonica Family: Araceae Also known as: Amazon Elephant’s Ear, Green Velvet, Jewel Alocasia, Alocasia Alligator, Amazon Lily, African Black Shield Plant, Alocasia Polly (or Poly) Hilo’s Beauty Elephant Ear and I know a Mexican gardener who calls them Vampire’s Ear! I have thought that […]

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