Lobivia schieleana quiabayensis

Lobivia schieleana quiabayensis

(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).

It is a good beginner cactus and easy to grow and flower. It is quite resistant and occasionally gets covered by bright showy blossoms also neglected in a dry windowsill. Requires good drainage and very porous potting mix. Need regular water in spring to fall but do not water again until dry. Also, it is a species that is dormant in the winter and require very little water (maybe even none) during the cold months.

Best known as Lobivia schieliana. It is a cute prolific clumper cactus with dark reddish-green stems underneath white or brownish spidery-spines. Flowers are mostly a brilliant light-red or orange and .

Recommended temperature zone: Sunset: 16, 17,21-24, USDA: 10-12
Frost tolerance: Light frost protection required. Minimum of 5ºC for safe growing, but hardy up to -5°C or less
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Heat tolerance: Light shade
Sun exposure: Outside full sun or afternoon shade, inside needs bright light, and some direct sun.
Origin: Peru and Bolivia
Watering needs: Little water, needs good drainage
Propagation: Seeds or offsets that appear at the base; leave them attached to form a cluster, or wait until they are 1/3 the size of the parent and then detach and plant.

 

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

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PT
10/23/2021
Peter T.
United States United States

Pretty Little Thing

Excellent little plant that looks great in my shallow terra cotta pots. I have made all of my new plants look great with a jade rock topping.

RH
02/09/2021
Robert H.
United States United States

Great deal!

Plants arrived well packed. very healthy. Great addition to garden.

CZ
01/06/2021
Carolene Z.
United States United States

Pleased as Pie!

I totally enjoyed looking at your web site and the selection of cactus that you have. The cactus arrived in perfect condition and it’s enjoying the warm area I picked out for it. Also the instructions you sent along about this cactus was a great idea!

Lobivia schieleana quiabayensis

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SKU: 142

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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.