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OMG writers that don't know anything

5 years ago
last modified: 5 years ago

I keep seeing garden type articles in online things like Gardenista, who have absolutely no clue about what they're writing.

I just read one that said that if treated very well, a cactus could live up to ten years. Most cacti have a lifespan that may reach a hundred years. Of course, given many people's gardening-wisdom, maybe ten is a stretch. And given that treated well, probably meant plentiful water and fertilization and maybe insufficient light...yeah, ten would be a stretch :)

Also given that many cacti and succulents will self-propagate (like pups or plantlets from kalanchoe), you could say indefinite lifespan by cloning.

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