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Having its origin in Chile North, Copiapoa krainziana is a beautiful species of cactus. It features a globose shape and reaches 20 cm in height. It belongs to the botanical family “Cactaceae” and is also known by the common name “Copiapoa scopulina”. This species of cactus is relatively hard to grow so it’s best for experienced gardeners.
Copiapoa scopulina is a slow-growing cactus which means you must have the patience to see it blossoming.
Copiapoa krainziana blossoms in mid-spring to later summer. This particular cactus outputs white or pink flowers.
This cactus has outstanding drought tolerance but it should be watered well. Let the soil completely dry and then continue to water it. When it is kept indoors, reduce the amount of water.
Use porous soil to plant Copiapoa krainziana cactus. The cactus soil mix is the best choice.
It is hardy at 10b-11. The temperatures below 6° C (42.8° F) can damage the cactus. If you stay in any place that has a temperature below 6° C then it is advised to bring it inside your home or office to ensure its protection.
Put it in an airy place where direct sunlight is falling on it. However, make sure you do not keep it outside under the direct sun for extended hours on hottest days otherwise burns will happen; prefer partial shade for it.
The propagation of Copiapoa krainziana can be done either by seeds or grafting.
This pretty cactus has white spines, which makes it look more attractive. You can immediately add a striking look to your backyard with this spiky cactus.