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General Needs

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

Description

Thelocactus genus. This genus consists of about 13 species of spherical to columnar, perennial cacti. They are either flat, squat or conical. The flowers are flat-faced and bloom in shades of white, yellow or pink, Small seed pods will follow the flowers. They are frost tender, min 7C and will require sun and well drained soil. You can propagate by seeds in the spring or summer.

Characteristics

Perennials, Cactus

Origin

U.S.A, Mexico

Interest and use

Grown for its appearance and flowers.

Cultivation

They are frost-tender cacti, they grow well in full sun. You can propagate from offsets or seeds in the spring or summer.

Propagation

Seed in spring or summer.

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