Lobivia prestoana
Lobivia prestoana
Lobivia prestoana
Lobivia prestoana
Lobivia prestoana
Lobivia prestoana
Lobivia prestoana
Lobivia prestoana
Lobivia prestoana
Lobivia prestoana

Lobivia prestoana

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Lobivia Prestoana
Origian and Habitat: Southern Bolivia and Northern Argentina
Description: Also known as Echinopsis cinnabarina or Lobivia cinnabarina. The species occurs in pre-Puna and on rocky lands within shrubby vegetation in seasonally dry inter-Andean valleys. It is a small cactus with a much flattened usually solitary body (sometimes forms small few branched clumps).
Sun Exposure: Need a bright exposure. Full sun or half shade in summer.
Waterings: Water regularly in summer but be careful to not overwater. It needs well draining soil. Keep rather dry in winter.
Blooming Habits: Flowers are scarlet to deep red.
Hardiness: It is quite frost resistant if kept dry (hardy to -12° C). USDA Hardiness Zones 10a,10b and 11.


Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season Mid summer
Common Name Lobivia walterspielii
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Scarlet (dark red)
Frost Tolerance -12° C
Growth Rate -
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11
Height Under 6 in. (15 Cm)
Origin Bolivia
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Lobivia prestoana
Shape Flattened
Sun Exposure Full sun to light shade

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Beautiful cactus!! Very healthy plant!! Excited to add to my collection!!

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