Petiopenta Natalensis
Petiopenta Natalensis
Petiopenta Natalensis
Petiopenta Natalensis
Petiopenta Natalensis
Petiopenta Natalensis
Petiopenta Natalensis
Petiopenta Natalensis

Petiopenta Natalensis

(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. 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. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Petopentia natalensis

Petopentia natalensis is an excellent climbing plant in culture as it stands the extremes of heat and cold better than most plants, it can quickly become overwhelming, it is better to install support for stems that can reach 7 meters, and when in bloom it is a very interesting plant.
Growth rate: Although the vines can reach lengths of 15 m in the wild, cultivated plants generally extend 1,5-2 m, twisting around supports to which they cling or hanging down in attractive cascades from suspended pots.
Exposition: This species prefers bright light, but will tolerate much less. Outside half shade to shade
Hardiness: The optimal temperature is 10-30°C. Minimum temperature: 4 ° C.

 

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

Blooming Season Late autumn to winter
Common Name Petiopenta
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Brown-maroon
Frost Tolerance 7 c
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 11
Height 8.5 inch
Origin South africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Petiopenta Natalensis
Shape Tuberous rootstock
Sun Exposure Partial shade

Petiopenta Natalensis


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Colder regions warning: If you 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. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. 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. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.