Tropical Gardens UK: Five Cold Hardy Cacti and Succulents

You can be forgiven for thinking that having cacti and succulents outside all year round is the preserve of gardens found around the Mediterranean and central America. However, for those gardeners coping with the wet, freezing winters of the UK and northern Europe in general, there are a small group of cacti and succulents that will survive outside all year round so long as several condition are met. Both the plants and the growing conditions are discussed in this video.

To ensure that your cold hardy cacti and succulents survive and thrive right here in the UK you need to make sure that you provide conditions as near to to its country of origin as possible. In general this means a position of full sun, excellent soil drainage and shelter from winter rain and to a certain extent frost.

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