This cactus is unique and can make a great addition to your collection of plants. When you order this cactus, you will receive one that looks similar to the pictures. It will be delivered in a 3.5” pot to prevent root damage and may or may not be blooming.
This is a pretty brown cactus that will add a unique look to your collection. The name 'hypogaea' comes from the Greek word for 'underground', referring to the fact that most of the cactus head is usually sunken into the ground. This cactus features no spines or very few short spines.
- Recommended temperature zone: 10b-12
- Frost tolerance: Avoid any frost 50°F (10°C)
- Sun exposure: Part sun and light shade. Should be protected from excessive heat and sun
- Origin: Coastal Chile (Antofagasta: Chañaral)
- Watering needs: Keep fairly dry in winter, water moderately in summer
- Blooming habits: Diurnal yellow broad flowers, 0.8" long (2 cm)
This brown cactus is a unique addition to any plant collection. Shop Planet Desert for more fun and unique cacti and succulents.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz