(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
is a solitary or slowly clustering medium sized barrel cactus with many flowers in early spring.
This spherical cactus can grow up to 10 cm tall and 15 cm in diameter (but in cultivation plant tends to elongate and can grow up to 30 tall) the crown of the plant is covered in spiny white wool.
Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 9b-11
Sun exposure: Light shade
Origin: Southeastern South America
Growth habits: Slowly clumping when mature, up to 6" tall (15 cm), 6" in diameter (15 cm)
Watering needs: Regular water in summer. Keep rather dry in winter, rot easily if the substrate is wet and cold, tends to lose its roots in winter.
Flowers: yellow up to 1" in diameter.
Blooming season: Spring
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz