Neobuxmamia Polylopha Cone Cactus
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Neobuxmamia Polylopha is commonly known as ’Cone Cactus’ because of its cone shape. This columnar plant goes dormant in winters and grows up to 20-40 ft in height. A native of Mexico, Neobuxmamia polylopha is of easy culture and belongs to the Cactaceae family.
The growth rate of Neobuxmamia polylopha is fast.
The flowers bloom in the Mid-spring to early fall in attractive Scarlet to a dark red shade.
Water and Feeding/Fertilizer
Cone cactus needs an abundance of watering during the summer season. If possible, add fertilizer in a 6-6-18 ratio from time to time.
Neobuxmamia polylopha needs well-drained soil. This plant requires gritty and sharply draining soil mix to grow.
This cactus belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11 and has a frost tolerance of -2° C (28.4° F).
This plant needs full sunlight to grow properly. The outdoor place is a perfect spot to grow this cone cactus plant.
Neobuxmamia polylopha cacti can be propagated easily from cuttings.
Cone Cactus or Neobuxmamia Polylopha is a beautiful plant to have. If you don’t have much time for gardening, then this is the best cactus.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Mid spring-early fall|
|Common Name||Cone cactus|
|Flower||Scarlet (dark red)|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11|
|Scientific Name||Neobuxbaumia polylopha|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|