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Cacti & Succulents

A Complete Guide to Species, Cultivation and Care
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Price: $29.95
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Ball Publishing ©2006
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-1883052553
Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 x .7 inches
Weight: 2.1 pounds
Readers will learn about more than 50 species of cacti and more than 10 families of succulents, including their ideal locations, natural habitats, and care and feeding needs, in this complete guide to these captivating plants. Complete descriptions, including color photographs, will help readers identify their plants, and detailed care instructions will help them make sure that their plants thrive, whether they are being grown indoors or out, in the city or in the country. Six garden collections the world over, from Zurich to Phoenix, are featured.

About the Author

Gideon Smith is Chief Director: Research and Scientific Services at the South African National Biodiversity Institute, and holds the John Acocks professorial chair at the University of Pretoria. As a past president of the International Organization for Succulent Plant Study, and chairman of the World Flora Project, he also holds various positions on the steering committees of international botanical initiatives. His work on succulents has been widely recognized and his is the recipient of the prestigious Cactus d’Or (Monaco/IOS), a Fellowship from the American Cactus and Succulent Society and the Allen Dyer Medal (South African Succulent Society). He has published numerous books, scientific and popular papers on succulent plants.
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