Obregonia denegrii
Obregonia denegrii
Obregonia denegrii
Obregonia denegrii
Obregonia denegrii
Obregonia denegrii
Obregonia denegrii
Obregonia denegrii
Obregonia denegrii
Obregonia denegrii
Obregonia denegrii

Obregonia denegrii, commonly known as ‘Artichoke cactus’, is one of the most well-known cacti due to its distinctive artichoke-shaped stem. This Cactaceae family plant is the only member of its single genus and is related to Ariocarpus. It almost always grows as a single plant level with the ground, a sunk and woolly apex. It grows up to a height of 6 inches and is native to Mexico.

Growth Rate

Obregonia denegrii is an easy-care plant that has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

During the late spring or early summer, this eye-catching cactus blooms beautifully. Obregonia produces pink flowers.

Watering and Feeding

Water regularly in the spring and summer, allowing the substrate to dry thoroughly. Reduce watering in the fall, and do not water in the winter. Artichoke cactus do not require fertilizer or pruning.

Soil

Obregonia plants prefer calcareous and well-drained soil.

Hardiness

This wonderful cactus has a frost tolerance of 25 ° F (-4° C) for a short period and belongs to the hardiness zone of 9a to 11.

Light

Light shade sun exposure is required for good compact growth of the Artichoke cactus plant.

Propagation

The Obregonia denegrii plant entirely propagates from seeds. However, the seedlings are tiny and grow slowly, taking one or two years to reach a diameter of 0.1 – 0.2 inches (3 – 5 mm).

Obregonia denegrii or Artichoke Cactus is the best plant to have at your home. It is a great gift option.

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

Bloom Season Late spring/early summer
Botanical Name Obregonia denegrii
Common Name Artichoke cactus
Dormancy winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pink
Growth Habit globose, rosette
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11
Mature Size Under 6 in.
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 25 °f (4° c) for a short period
Sun Exposure Light shade

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Obregonia denegrii

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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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.

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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.

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Obregonia denegrii, commonly known as ‘Artichoke cactus’, is one of the most well-known cacti due to its distinctive artichoke-shaped stem. This Cactaceae family plant is the only member of its single genus and is related to Ariocarpus. It almost always grows as a single plant level with the ground, a sunk and woolly apex. It grows up to a height of 6 inches and is native to Mexico.

Growth Rate

Obregonia denegrii is an easy-care plant that has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

During the late spring or early summer, this eye-catching cactus blooms beautifully. Obregonia produces pink flowers.

Watering and Feeding

Water regularly in the spring and summer, allowing the substrate to dry thoroughly. Reduce watering in the fall, and do not water in the winter. Artichoke cactus do not require fertilizer or pruning.

Soil

Obregonia plants prefer calcareous and well-drained soil.

Hardiness

This wonderful cactus has a frost tolerance of 25 ° F (-4° C) for a short period and belongs to the hardiness zone of 9a to 11.

Light

Light shade sun exposure is required for good compact growth of the Artichoke cactus plant.

Propagation

The Obregonia denegrii plant entirely propagates from seeds. However, the seedlings are tiny and grow slowly, taking one or two years to reach a diameter of 0.1 – 0.2 inches (3 – 5 mm).

Obregonia denegrii or Artichoke Cactus is the best plant to have at your home. It is a great gift option.

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

Bloom Season Late spring/early summer
Botanical Name Obregonia denegrii
Common Name Artichoke cactus
Dormancy winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pink
Growth Habit globose, rosette
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11
Mature Size Under 6 in.
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 25 °f (4° c) for a short period
Sun Exposure Light shade

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