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Easy-to-Grow Indoor Cactus Plants

 11 Beautiful and Easy-to-Grow Indoor Cactus Plants

When it comes to low-maintenance plants, cactus is one of them. Because they have similar growth habits to succulents, they are capable of storing water in stems or leaves that can withstand long periods of drought and are built for extreme temperatures, making them easy to grow in any condition. To expand your collection, here are 11 beautiful and easy-to-grow indoor cactus plants that will perfectly complement a desert-inspired interior design scheme. This cactus requires little care and is perfect for those who forget to water regularly. If you're looking for an easy way to bring hard-edged natural beauty into your living space, one of the cacti plants is a perfect choice. Now let's take a look at some of the best cacti to grow in your home.

1 Rat Tail Cactus

The rattail cactus has stems that are great for growing in hanging baskets. They grow quickly and can reach 2-3 feet in length. They are hardy and drought-tolerant plants.

2 Barrel Cactus

Barrel cactus is also known as a golden ball or mother-in-law cushion. It is a classic cactus that has long, tough spines to protect itself.

3 Candelabra tree

The candlestick tree displays clusters of white flowers with red tips and lush foliage and is a great addition to any room.

4 Bunny Ear

The bunny ear is native to Mexico and can grow up to 2-3 feet tall. It consists of 2 pads resembling a bunny ear, decorated with glochids or brown bristles.

5 Bishop’s Cap

This cactus looks stunning in clay or ceramic pots. Its hard spikes cover the ribbed spheres with a frosty white coating to protect the plant from sunlight.

6 Lifesaver Cactus

The Lifesaver cactus has an unusual shape. It displays 5-pointed star-like flowers with zebra stripes. Also, the core consists of a thick circular ring in the center with four-sided shafts with smooth teeth on the edges.

7 Peanut Cactus

As the name suggests, the plant looks like peanut shells. The flowers come in orange and white with large flower heads.

8 Star Cactus

Star cactus is also known as sea urchin and sand dollar cactus. It has a circular shape divided into 8 segments covered with white hair and spots.

9 Snowball Cactus

Snowball cactus displays a range of colors such as yellow, red, pink, or orange flowers depending on the variety. It is an easy-to-grow cactus and grows well in bright indirect sunlight.

10 Pencil Cactus

The cactus got its name because of its pencil-like stems. It can reach a height of 4-6 feet when grown indoors. This plant is poisonous, if you want to grow this cactus, be careful with your children and pets.

11 Ladyfinger Cactus

Ladyfinger cactus is a small plant with white flowers that will decorate your living space. It grows to a compact height of 6-7 inches.


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