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Ariocarpus fissuratus

Living rock

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Features

  • BloomsSeptember to December
  • Height0.1m
  • Spread0.15m
  • Growth HabitCactus-like
  • Flower ColourPink
  • Leaf ColourGrey green

Description

Ariocarpus fissuratus (Living rock). This striking species has extraordinarily warty and fissured, very short and broad, brownish green tubercles. The round plant is about 10cms in diameter and bears a few large, pink shaded flowers from the top during summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Succulent or Cactus

Origin

Mexico and S.W Texas

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Needs

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

Cultivation

Is very prone to rotting.

Propagation

Seed in spring or summer.

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