Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium
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Originary from Cuba, also known as Dwarf Turk's-cap cactus, this beautiful looking cactus can reach up to 2.8–3.5" in height and 3"in diameter. It is a cactus in the genus Melocactus belonging to the family Cactaceae. The epithet matanzanus is derived from the Cuban province of Matanzas.
Temperature zone: USDA: 10b-11
Frost tolerance: Keep above 45°F (8°C) at all times
Minimum avg. temperature: 60°F (15°C)
Sun exposure: Partial sun
Origin: Northern Cuba
Growth habits: Globular cactus, up to 4" in diameter (10 cm), 4" tall
Watering needs: Regular water in summer, less in winter. Needs good drainage.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late spring|
|Common Name||Dwarf turk's-cap cactus|
|Flower||Pinkish to magenta|
|Scientific Name||Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|