Copiapoa tenuissima
Copiapoa tenuissima
Copiapoa tenuissima
Copiapoa tenuissima
Copiapoa tenuissima
Copiapoa tenuissima
Copiapoa tenuissima
Copiapoa tenuissima
Copiapoa tenuissima
Copiapoa tenuissima
Copiapoa tenuissima
Copiapoa tenuissima

Copiapoa tenuissima

(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).

Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 10b-12
Frost tolerance: Avoid frost
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Heat tolerance: Should be protected from excessive heat and sun in summer
Sun exposure: Light shade to full sun
Origin: Northern Chile (coastal mountains)
Growth habits: Slowly clumping, heads up to 1.5" in diameter (4 cm)
Watering needs: Keep fairly dry in winter, water moderately in summer
Propagation: seeds, grafting, or division


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Blooming Season Spring and summer
Common Name -
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Yellow
Frost Tolerance 0°c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10b to 12
Height Under 3"
Origin Northern Chile
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Copiapoa tenuissima
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Partial shade

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Terri S.
United States

Beautiful Copiapoa tenuissima

Plant arrived quickly and well packaged and looking very healthy. Apparently I had just missed a bloom since there was a wilted flower on top. I was wishing I had seen it but it’s already getting ready to bloom again! Very happy with plant and Planet Desert.

Troy M.
United States United States

Great Quality!

This item was nearly identical in color and size to what was shown on the site page.

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Carlos G.
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Copiapoa tenuissima

Nice healthy plant well packaged and overall best website I’ve come across

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Copiapoa tenuissima

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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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