Copiapoa hypogaea &
Copiapoa hypogaea &
Copiapoa hypogaea &
Copiapoa hypogaea &
Copiapoa hypogaea &
Copiapoa hypogaea &
Copiapoa hypogaea &
Copiapoa hypogaea &
Copiapoa hypogaea &

Belonging to the “Cactaceae” family, Copiapoa hypogaea cv. Lizard Skin is a distinct species of cactus that has an outer texture similar to the lizard’s skin. Obispito North near Esmeralda, Chile is the home to this beautiful cactus. Furthermore, it is easy to grow and great for all kinds of gardeners. This globose cactus can become up to 7 cm tall.


Growth Rate
As it is a slow-growing variety of Copiapoa hypogaea, you’ve to wait to see it flourishing and blooming.


Flowering
Copiapoa hypogaea Lizard Skin produces charming pink and yellow flowers in the summer season.


Watering
Being xerophytic, Copiapoa Lizard Skin can get damaged due to over-watering therefore, you should cautiously offer water to it. Infrequent watering will keep this cactus in shape and well-thriving.


Soil
Use a gritty, sandy cactus mix that has good drainage abilities to grow C. hypogaea Lizard Skin cactus.


Cold Hardiness
To avoid damage, make sure you keep this cactus warm and dry in the colder season. Having a frost tolerance of 0 °C (32 °F), it can withstand only light frost.


Light
Copiapoa Lizard Skin has a great level of heat tolerance. It will grow to its full capacity under bright sunlight. Additionally, it can survive under light shade. However, if you place it under a poorly lightened area, it will be stressed and damaged.


Propagation
Seeds can be used to propagate this lizard-like cactus.


The Copiapoa Lizard Skin is one of the most loved varieties of cactus by plant lovers. Grow it on your patio and enjoy the compliments from the family and neighbors.

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Copiapoa hypogaea 'Lizard Skin'

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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.

If you live in a cold climate and 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. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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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.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Belonging to the “Cactaceae” family, Copiapoa hypogaea cv. Lizard Skin is a distinct species of cactus that has an outer texture similar to the lizard’s skin. Obispito North near Esmeralda, Chile is the home to this beautiful cactus. Furthermore, it is easy to grow and great for all kinds of gardeners. This globose cactus can become up to 7 cm tall.


Growth Rate
As it is a slow-growing variety of Copiapoa hypogaea, you’ve to wait to see it flourishing and blooming.


Flowering
Copiapoa hypogaea Lizard Skin produces charming pink and yellow flowers in the summer season.


Watering
Being xerophytic, Copiapoa Lizard Skin can get damaged due to over-watering therefore, you should cautiously offer water to it. Infrequent watering will keep this cactus in shape and well-thriving.


Soil
Use a gritty, sandy cactus mix that has good drainage abilities to grow C. hypogaea Lizard Skin cactus.


Cold Hardiness
To avoid damage, make sure you keep this cactus warm and dry in the colder season. Having a frost tolerance of 0 °C (32 °F), it can withstand only light frost.


Light
Copiapoa Lizard Skin has a great level of heat tolerance. It will grow to its full capacity under bright sunlight. Additionally, it can survive under light shade. However, if you place it under a poorly lightened area, it will be stressed and damaged.


Propagation
Seeds can be used to propagate this lizard-like cactus.


The Copiapoa Lizard Skin is one of the most loved varieties of cactus by plant lovers. Grow it on your patio and enjoy the compliments from the family and neighbors.

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