betty buys: the £1.50 cactus it is literally impossible to kill

We all know that succulents are supposedly impossible to kill. That’s meant to be their main selling point. That unlike goldfish and regular, every day, run-of-the-mill garden centre plants, those trendy, spiky little fellas are virtually indestructible.

Well, I am calling bull… sugar.

I have killed one succulent from neglect and another from over-watering (please, like that’s a real thing).

But good news, plant killers! This succulent candle from Primark really will never die. Unless, of course you, set it alight, but that’s more a purposeful melt than an accidental death.

Which, um, might be better?


Cactus tin candle, Primark, £1.50

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