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Succulents : An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care, with Step-By-Step Instructions and Over 145 Stunning Photogra
by Terry Hewitt




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One of the great wonders of nature is the ability of plantsto adapt and survive in the harshest of environments.Growing mostly in desert areas, succulents provide manyfascinating examples of this. Among this plant groupthere is an astonishing variety of size, shape and hueto be found, ranging from Testudinaria elephantipes, with its swollen hemispherical wooden base, to stoneplants such as Lithops, that are little more than a pairof swollen leaves. This book features 50 of the bestvarieties, and explains how to cultivate and care forthem. Hardy and stoical, but also immensely varied, every grower will find a succulent to suit their tastes. - Features a directory of over 50 varieties of succulents, including Agave, Aloe, Cotyledon, Euphorbia, Haworthia, Kalanchoe, Lithops, Sedum and Testudinaria- Step-by-step photographic guidance on planting, repotting, propagation by seeds and cuttings, everydaymaintenance, and common pests and diseases- For each variety, full botanical information is providedon growth, spread, size and flowering, as well assuggestions for other recommended species to try

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Overview

One of the great wonders of nature is the ability of plantsto adapt and survive in the harshest of environments.Growing mostly in desert areas, succulents provide manyfascinating examples of this. Among this plant groupthere is an astonishing variety of size, shape and hueto be found, ranging from Testudinaria elephantipes, with its swollen hemispherical wooden base, to stoneplants such as Lithops, that are little more than a pairof swollen leaves. This book features 50 of the bestvarieties, and explains how to cultivate and care forthem. Hardy and stoical, but also immensely varied, every grower will find a succulent to suit their tastes. - Features a directory of over 50 varieties of succulents, including Agave, Aloe, Cotyledon, Euphorbia, Haworthia, Kalanchoe, Lithops, Sedum and Testudinaria- Step-by-step photographic guidance on planting, repotting, propagation by seeds and cuttings, everydaymaintenance, and common pests and diseases- For each variety, full botanical information is providedon growth, spread, size and flowering, as well assuggestions for other recommended species to try


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  • ISBN-13: 9781780193656
  • ISBN-10: 1780193653
  • Publisher: Southwater Publishing
  • Publish Date: October 2015
  • Page Count: 64
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.92 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.59 pounds


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