Odontophorus Nanus
Odontophorus Nanus
Odontophorus Nanus
Odontophorus Nanus
Odontophorus Nanus
Odontophorus Nanus
Odontophorus Nanus
Odontophorus Nanus
Odontophorus Nanus
Odontophorus Nanus
Odontophorus Nanus
Odontophorus Nanus

Odontophorus Nanus

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Blooming Season -
Common Name Meerkatbekkie
Dormancy Summer
Flower Light yellowish-brown
Frost Tolerance -5°c
Growth Rate Slow groth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11
Height -
Origin South africa
Scientific Name Odontophorus nanus
Shape Very short
Sun Exposure Full sun


Odontophorus Nanus

(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Odontophorus nanus

The Odontophorus are easy to grow. if you provide the Odontophorus with the right conditions, they will reward you with their unique shape, size, colour and a proliferation of blooms.
Soil: It grows best in sandy-gritty soil. Good drainage is very important as it is prone to root rot. It can grow outdoor in sunny, dry, rock crevices (protection against winter wet is required) It can also be cultivated in alpine house, in poor, drained soil.
Fertilization: Feed it once during the growing season with a fertilizer specifically formulated for cacti and succulents (poor in nitrogen), including all micro nutrients and trace elements diluted to ½ the strength recommended on the label.
Watering: Regular water from spring through to autumn. Water minimally in winter, only when the plant starts shriveling, but it will generally grow even in winter if given water, and let the soil dry between soaking
Light: It needs a bright sunny or light shade exposure in winter, but keep cool and shaded in summer.
Hardiness: It prefer a very bright situation and require a minimum temperature -5°C (or less if dry). USDA zones 9A

 

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions: Care instructions are included in every package you order. Shipping details and customer service policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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