This cactus, nicknamed the brain plant, is a beautiful and unique cactus to add to your collection. The cactus features vertical ripples, long spines, and will bloom large pink flowers. This cactus is sent to you in a 3.5” pot to avoid root damage and will look similar to the plant in these pictures. It may or may not be blooming when you receive your plant.
This plant is small growing cactus and easy to take care of, because of its size it makes a great potted plant specimen. It needs good drainage and is great for beginning collectors.
- Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 9b-11
- Frost tolerance: Hardy to 25°F (-4°C)
- Sun exposure: Some direct sun
- Origin: Mexico (Guanajuato, Hidalgo, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas)
This beautiful cactus is a great addition to your collection. It is an easy plant to care for and is fun to watch bloom. Shop more cacti and succulents from Planet Desert!
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Spring and summer.|
|Common Name||Brain cactus|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11|
|Scientific Name||Echinofossulocactus multicostatus|
|Shape||Wrinkled look to its near globular shape|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|