Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium
Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium
Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium
Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium
Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium
Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium
Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium
Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium

Originating from Cuba, Melocactus Matanzanus comes from the family of Cactaceae. It’s a gorgeous cactus that grows up to 2.8–3.5 inches in height. Known by its common name “Dwarf Turk's-cap cactus”, this globose-shaped plant is a great succulent to beautify your backyard or garden.

Growth Rate

Melon cactus is fast-growing.

Flowering

This houseplant blooms in late spring. The pinkish to magenta flowers of this succulent will add a decorative feel to your garden.

Watering

Regular watering will promote the plant’s growth. The water requirements vary from season to season. In summer, this cactus needs ample water. Make sure you keep it moist even in the winter season.

Soil

Dwarf Turk's-cap demands a well-drained soil mix for proper growth. Therefore, pot it in porous and sandy soil.

Hardiness

This specific cactus species falls in the hardiness zone of 11 and has a frost tolerance of 45° F or 8° C.

Light

Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium grows best in full sun to partial shade. The right amount of sunlight will help it thrive.

Propagation

You can propagate this plant from seeds.

All the care and hard work that you do to grow the amazing Dwarf Turk's-cap cactus will be worth it as it will surely be a conversation starter amongst your guests and family members.

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

Bloom Season Late spring
Botanical Name Melocactus matanzanus
Common Name Dwarf turk'scap cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pinkish to magenta
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 11
Mature Size 2.8–3.5"
Native Area Cuba
Resistance 45°f
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

If you live in a cold climate and 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. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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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.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Originating from Cuba, Melocactus Matanzanus comes from the family of Cactaceae. It’s a gorgeous cactus that grows up to 2.8–3.5 inches in height. Known by its common name “Dwarf Turk's-cap cactus”, this globose-shaped plant is a great succulent to beautify your backyard or garden.

Growth Rate

Melon cactus is fast-growing.

Flowering

This houseplant blooms in late spring. The pinkish to magenta flowers of this succulent will add a decorative feel to your garden.

Watering

Regular watering will promote the plant’s growth. The water requirements vary from season to season. In summer, this cactus needs ample water. Make sure you keep it moist even in the winter season.

Soil

Dwarf Turk's-cap demands a well-drained soil mix for proper growth. Therefore, pot it in porous and sandy soil.

Hardiness

This specific cactus species falls in the hardiness zone of 11 and has a frost tolerance of 45° F or 8° C.

Light

Melocactus matanzanus no cephalium grows best in full sun to partial shade. The right amount of sunlight will help it thrive.

Propagation

You can propagate this plant from seeds.

All the care and hard work that you do to grow the amazing Dwarf Turk's-cap cactus will be worth it as it will surely be a conversation starter amongst your guests and family members.

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

Bloom Season Late spring
Botanical Name Melocactus matanzanus
Common Name Dwarf turk'scap cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pinkish to magenta
Growth Habit Globose
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 11
Mature Size 2.8–3.5"
Native Area Cuba
Resistance 45°f
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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