Maihuenia poeppigii
Maihuenia poeppigii
Maihuenia poeppigii
Maihuenia poeppigii
Maihuenia poeppigii
Maihuenia poeppigii
Maihuenia poeppigii
Maihuenia poeppigii
Maihuenia poeppigii
Maihuenia poeppigii
Maihuenia poeppigii

Maihuenia poeppigii

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.

Growth Rate

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.

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Blooming Season Mid summer
Common Name Maihuenia philippii
Dormancy -
Family Cactaceae
Flower Bright yellow
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)
Origin Southern chile
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Maihuenia poeppigii
Shape small shrubby cactus
Sun Exposure Full sun to light shade

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Peter K.
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Beautiful plants

Everything I’ve bought here has been excellent quality and exceptionally healthy.

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Fabulous quality!!

Exceptional quality in every imaginable way for this avid Cactus Collector.... This company is so professional with everything they touch and deliver!!!! Peace of Mind Lives Here!!! Thanks

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My new plant arrived well packaged and healthy! It is just like the picture in the website description. I can't wait for this one to grow and develop!

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I recommend this product

lots of stems. very thorny. love it. good...

lots of stems. very thorny. love it. good size.

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Maihuenia poeppigii

Quick delivery. Cactus was packed very secure . Very healthy cactus ! Thanks !

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