Posts in Care Guides
How often should I water a Cactus?

We get asked this question a lot by our customers in our little London cactus shop. How often should I water a cactus?. It’s a tricky question, and it does depend on the cactus. Here is a general cactus watering rule we follow.

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How often should I feed a Cactus?

Cacti go through growing seasons. Generally speaking in the UK, a cactus will grow between March and October. Between October and March, so the colder six months of the year where natural light levels are a little lower, the cactus shouldn’t grow as much.

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Terrarium Plant - The Fittonia or Nerve Plant

A Fittonia or Nerve Plant is a tropical plant, found in creeping along the bottom of the rainforests of Peru in South America. This stunning member of the Acanthaceae family is one of our bestsellers at Heron Hawker, both in and out of terrariums.

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Everything you need to know about the Aloe Variegata

The Aloe Variegata is one of around 450 different types of plants which form the Aloe genus. All of them are succulents and this particular stunning variety is commonly known as the Tiger Aloe. It has a couple of other nicknames, including the Partridge Breast Aloe.

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The Panda Succulent - One For The Fluffy Foliage Fans

The Panda succulent is part of the Kalanchoe group and is a hardy drought tolerant houseplant. It’s got quite a few nicknames, including the Chocolate Soldier and Pussy Ears. We prefer the Panda plant.

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All you need to know about Echeveria succulents.

Echeveria is the name for a huge collection of flowering Echeveria succulents, with an estimated 150 different varieties, but all with their distinctive rosette shape. In the wild, they’re native to semi-desert regions of South and Central America and Mexico

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