Most of cactus are shaggy, and have spiny, they are considered a symbol of intense vitality. They are easy to grow and preferred by many people of all ages. You can place cactus pots in your studying desk or corner of the house, even in outdoor as an interior decoration item. With its exotic beauty, cactus has been grown popularly as ornamental plants in recent years. A cactus garden or a small cactus pot that also is enough to make your home brighter.
However, there are many species from the large, medium, small, or flowering, they make you wonder when choosing. Stopping thinks about this. Reading the post today to look for answers. Here are 18 indoor cactus plants that you can grow at home easily. Cactus is inherently wild plants in the arid desert, so they are possibly more resistant to drought, easier to regenerate, and easier to grow than other fragile plants. Start now!
#1 Bunny Ear (Opuntia microdasys)
It displays two pads that look like bunny’s ear. The plant is patterned with glochids or brown prickles and can grow up to 2-3 feet tall
#2 Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus grusonii)
Also known as a golden ball or mother-in-law’s cushion, this classic, most sought after cactus features long, rigid spines that protect it.
#3 Star Cactus (Astrophytum asteria)
Also known as sand dollar cactus and sea urchin, it is distinguished by the round shape, which is sectioned into eight portions covered with white hair and dots.
#4 Rat Tail Cactus (Aporocactus flagelliformis)
The trailing stems of this cactus are ideal for hanging baskets as it grows fast and lengths up to 2-3 feet. The plant is quite hardy and tolerates a wide range of temperatures.
#5 Old Lady Cactus (Mammillaria hahniana)
This cactus form clusters of 10-inch tall spherical or globe-shaped stems covered in fine white spines and hairs, with a halo of small pink or purple flowers bloom during spring.
#6 Bishop’s Cap (Astrophytum ornatum)
Spherical ‘Bishop’s Cap’ looks striking in ceramic pots with its stiff spikes that cover ribbed spheres. It also has a frosty white coating that protects the plant from the sun.
#7 Snowball Cactus
This easy-to-grow small ball cactus does well in bright indirect sunlight. Depending on the species, mature plants frequently flowers in yellow, red, pink, or orange blooms.
#8 Peanut Cactus (Echinopsis chamaecereus)
This plant resembles peanut shells, hence the name. It flowers in beautiful shades of white and orange with large flower heads. Contrary to other cacti, it has smooth spines.
#9 Fairy Castle Cactus (Cereus tetragonus)
This slow-growing plant, with its numerous bright green vertical stems, can be a great desk or windowsill plant. Keep it near a south-facing window for best growth.
#10 Ladyfinger Cactus (Mammillaria elongate)
Popular as the gold lace cactus, it is a small plant, growing up to only 6-7 inches in height. It grows cute white flowers that add to its beauty.