Cactaceae is a family of dicotyledonous flowering succulent plants. They all have spines, although they may be difficult to see in some species, and all have areoles. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Many live in dry environments, even in the Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on earth.
Are succulents edible? Some of them are! When you look at succulents, eating them is probably not what you think about. Not only are some succulents edible and used in culinary dishes, did you know that Tequila is made from Blue Agave? Agave tequilana ‘Weber Azul’, that is native to ...Read More
Opuntia Polyacantha grows up to 16 feet tall. It forms low mats of erect or spreading pads. The succulent green pads are oval or circular.Read More