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Frailea pulcherrima

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.05m
  • Spread0.02m to 0.03m
  • Growth HabitCactus-like
  • Flower ColourYellow shades

Description

Frailea pulcherrima. A cacti from South America with a spherical or short cyclindrical habit.

Characteristics

Perennial, Cactus

Origin

Colombia to Argentina and into southern Brazil and Uruguay.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich, Gritty
  • Soil pH7.0 to 5.0
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

Seed in spring or summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Is not well adapted to long periods of drought.

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