Copiapoa esmeraldana
Copiapoa esmeraldana
Copiapoa esmeraldana
Copiapoa esmeraldana
Copiapoa esmeraldana
Copiapoa esmeraldana
Copiapoa esmeraldana
Copiapoa esmeraldana
Copiapoa esmeraldana
Copiapoa esmeraldana
Copiapoa esmeraldana
Copiapoa esmeraldana

Copiapoa esmeraldana

(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).

Description : Moderately prolific, eventually forming large clumps.

Flowers: Yellow, campanulate, scented, about 32 mm long. They grow from the center of the white wool at the apex.

Seeds: 1,5 mm wide, black.

Origin: Atacama desert in Northern Chile.

Cultivation: Slow growing, it needs full sun but should be protected from excessive heat and sun in summer. Requires light watering and good drainage. Keep warm and dry in winter to avoid rot. It needs mild heat in winter. Avoid any frost.

Propagation: Seeds or or stems planted as cuttings. Grafting is often used to speed growth rate and to create a back-up to plants in collection.

 

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

Blooming Season Mid spring to mid summer
Common Name Copiapoa grandiflora subs. ritteri
Dormancy -
Family Cactaceae
Flower Pale yellow
Frost Tolerance 0°c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10b to 11
Height 6-12 in
Origin Northern chile
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Copiapoa esmeraldana
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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08/18/2022
Jerrad K.
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Copiapoa awesomeness!

Healthy cactus! Will continue to buy from Planet Desert!

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Excellent source for plants, top notch!

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Cute and healthy

Cute and healthy

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08/18/2020
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Great!

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07/11/2020
Dylan
United States United States

Love copiapoa

I am a big fan of copiapoas, and your site is one of the few where I've been able to reliably find them. Speaking of which, I hope you are able to restock some of the unavailable varieties before the end of the summer so I can order more! It was packaged excellently.

Copiapoa esmeraldana

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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 by request, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. 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 are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and 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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