(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).
Copiapoa humilis is native to Chile and grows in patches, it is commonly known by the Spanish name of Humildito. The long tuberous root of this cacti buries deeply in the soil. It is a very small, low growing cactus with roots like turnips, sometimes solitary but usually clumping at the base. It produces strongly scented flowers of a sulfur yellow color. This cacti is a relatively rapid growing and easily flowering species.
Hardiness: light frost /short periods at 24.8°F
Sun exposure: Full sun to light shade
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Spring and summer|
|Flower||Corolla sulphur yellow|
|Hardiness Zone||10a to 11b|
|Height||2.5" in height|
|Origin||North of paposo|
|Scientific Name||Copiapoa Humilis|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|