Copiapoa Dura
Copiapoa Dura
Copiapoa Dura
Copiapoa Dura
Copiapoa Dura
Copiapoa Dura
Copiapoa Dura
Copiapoa Dura
Copiapoa Dura
Copiapoa Dura

Copiapoa Dura has the common name ‘Duro’. The origin of this cactus is in Northern Chile. It has a distinct solitary or clumped globose-shaped stem that varies from brown to grayish-green color. Growing up to a height of 15 to 30 cm, this Cactaceae species has about 11 to 17 ribs, 6-10 curved upward radial spines, and about 0-3 central black spines. The winter-dormant species has a slow growth rate and requires complete to partial sun exposure.

Growth Rate

Copiapoa dura has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

The plant bears pale yellow flowers, at times scented, during the blooming season that is late spring or early summer.

Watering and Feeding

The Duro cactus is drought-resistant and moisture-sensitive. Ensure that the soil is dry between waterings. The plant does not demand any fertilizer.

Soil

You can use a commercial cacti soil mix for Copiapoa dura. The ideal composition should include clay, coarse sand, vermiculite, and coarse gravel.

Hardiness

This plant has a hardiness zone of 10b to 11 and a frost tolerance temperature of -35° F(-37.2° C). Take your Duro indoors at places that get too cold during winters as it is not highly frost-tolerant.

Light

These cacti can grow equally well in direct sun to partial shade. They love warmth and brightness but cannot tolerate excessive heat.

Propagation

The best way to propagate this variety of Copiapoa is through seeds. Offsets are rarely used for propagation.

Copiapoa Dura is an amazing cactus with its peculiar spherical stems, spines, and ribs. An endearing gift for your friends and pride in your garden!

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

Bloom Season Late spring/early summer
Botanical Name Copiapoa echinoides
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pale yellow
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10b to 11
Mature Size 1530 cm
Native Area Northern chile
Resistance 35f
Sun Exposure Sun to partial shade

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Copiapoa Dura

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Depending on the species and season, 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.

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  • Key Plant Features

Copiapoa Dura has the common name ‘Duro’. The origin of this cactus is in Northern Chile. It has a distinct solitary or clumped globose-shaped stem that varies from brown to grayish-green color. Growing up to a height of 15 to 30 cm, this Cactaceae species has about 11 to 17 ribs, 6-10 curved upward radial spines, and about 0-3 central black spines. The winter-dormant species has a slow growth rate and requires complete to partial sun exposure.

Growth Rate

Copiapoa dura has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

The plant bears pale yellow flowers, at times scented, during the blooming season that is late spring or early summer.

Watering and Feeding

The Duro cactus is drought-resistant and moisture-sensitive. Ensure that the soil is dry between waterings. The plant does not demand any fertilizer.

Soil

You can use a commercial cacti soil mix for Copiapoa dura. The ideal composition should include clay, coarse sand, vermiculite, and coarse gravel.

Hardiness

This plant has a hardiness zone of 10b to 11 and a frost tolerance temperature of -35° F(-37.2° C). Take your Duro indoors at places that get too cold during winters as it is not highly frost-tolerant.

Light

These cacti can grow equally well in direct sun to partial shade. They love warmth and brightness but cannot tolerate excessive heat.

Propagation

The best way to propagate this variety of Copiapoa is through seeds. Offsets are rarely used for propagation.

Copiapoa Dura is an amazing cactus with its peculiar spherical stems, spines, and ribs. An endearing gift for your friends and pride in your garden!

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

Bloom Season Late spring/early summer
Botanical Name Copiapoa echinoides
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pale yellow
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10b to 11
Mature Size 1530 cm
Native Area Northern chile
Resistance 35f
Sun Exposure Sun to partial shade

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