Frailea heliosa
Frailea heliosa
Frailea heliosa
Frailea heliosa
Frailea heliosa
Frailea heliosa
Frailea heliosa
Frailea heliosa
Frailea heliosa

Frailea heliosa

(This plant comes in a 2.5 inch 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).

Native to Brazil.
Sun exposure: Requires full sun to filtered sun.
Hardiness: keep above 4.5 °C (40 °F)
Bloom color: The flowers are bright yellow, rather large compared to the rest of the plant.
Hardiness: Hardy to 25°F. Full sun to light shade. Keep dry winter.

They have the ability to hide in the soil when not enough water around. Once sufficient moisture is available the plant swells and is again visible on the top of the soil.


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Blooming Season Spring to summer
Common Name Baseball plant
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Yellow
Frost Tolerance 4.5 °c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9a
Height (15 Cm)
Origin Brazil
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Frailea heliosa
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade
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Diane E.
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Cactus love

This is such a pretty and different cactus and I just love it. I like to find all different types of cacti and succulents. Planetdesert is the best spot to look and find.

Frailea heliosa

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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. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. 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.