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Melocactus matanzanus

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.05m to 0.08m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitCactus-like
  • Flower ColourPink

Description

Melocactus matanzanus. This is a globular cactus which grows about 10cm high, It produces pink medium-sized flowers with narrow red fruit.

Characteristics

Perennial, Cactus

Origin

Central South America

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Gritty
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

You can plant in full sun with gritty, well-drained soil. You can propagate from seed in spring.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed in spring.

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