Maihuenia Poeppigii Maihuenia Philippii
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Maihuenia poeppigii is a succulent plant that is commonly known as ‘Maihuenia philippii’. A native of Southern chile, this variety belongs to the Cactaceae family and grows up to 6 in. (15 Cm) in height.
This plant grows slowly.
The flowers bloom in Mid-summer with beautiful bright yellow shades. The blooms do not have any distinct fragrance.
Water and Feeding/Fertilizer
These cacti are drought-tolerant. It is good to water them during the spring and summer seasons. However, it is suggested not to keep them too dry or too wet.
Maihuenia poeppigii needs quick-draining soil.
Maihuenia poeppigii is hardy in zones 8b to 11 and has a frost tolerance of -10° C (14° F).
This cactus needs full sun to light shade. It can tolerant bright sunlight. If you are planting it in a cold climate, it is better to let these plants sit in full bright sunlight.
Maihuenia philippii is propagated through seeds or stem cuttings.
The funnel-shaped plant looks attractive with beautiful yellow color flowers. It is eye-catching and a must-have showpiece.
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||Maihuenia philippii|
|Frost Tolerance||-10° (Or less down to -20° if dry)|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||8b to 11|
|Height||Under 6 in. (15 Cm)|
|Scientific Name||Maihuenia poeppigii|
|Shape||small shrubby cactus|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to light shade|