(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).
Coryphantha elephantidens is a large, depressed-globular cactus, simple or occasionally clumping and group-forming. C. elephantidens usually has pink flowers but they can sometimes be yellow.
Cultivation and propagation: Full sun to light shade in summer. Water sparingly, keep drier in winter. Needs good drainage. Frost Tolerance: Hardy to -3°C.
Propagation: Offsets as it is a suckering cactus or by seeds.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Mid summer to early fall|
|Common Name||Elephants tooth|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9a to 11|
|Scientific Name||Coryphantha elephantidens|
|Sun Exposure||Partial to light shade|