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Strombocactus disciformis

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.1m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.15m
  • Growth HabitCactus-like
  • Flower ColourWhite, pale yellow

Description

Strombocactus disciformis. This cactus resembles a knobbly pine cone. The globose or slightly flattened stem is grey-green to pale brown. The flowers are funnel-shaped produced in clusters of white or pale yellow blooms which develop at the apex of the stem.

Characteristics

Perennial, Cactus

Origin

C. Mexico

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Gritty
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You will need to plant in light, gritty, very free-draining soil, It will tolerate light frosts, You can propagate from seeds or offsets.

Propagation

Seed or grafting in spring or summer.

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