Many cactus plants are perfect for your home, but not all cacti houseplants live in the same conditions.

The cactus family is vast and filled with various plants that thrive in different environments.

11 Best Cactus Houseplants That You Need in Your Home

1. Prickly Pear Cactus

The Prickly Pear Cactus needs well-draining soil and at least 6 hours of sunlight a day.

2. Fairy Castle Cactus

This miniature columnar cactus grows hundreds of green branches. As it grows, the branches clump together vertically, forming the turrets of a “fairy castle”.

3. The Barrel Cactus

The barrel cactus is a popular cactus for growing indoors! They do well in bright, indirect light and can be watered every week or two.

4. Lifesaver Plant

Although it is often called a cactus, it is actually succulent. But it is such an incredible houseplant I couldn’t leave it off the list!

5. Saguaro Cactus

Saguaros grow in arid, desert regions and are accustomed to harsh weather. As houseplants, they will need comparable conditions, such as finding a location with bright sunshine!

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