Flower: vivid orange
Growth rate: It grows well, though very slowly.
Frost tolerance: Due to its African origin keep warm in winter, the minimum safe average temperature is 5°C, although it can go lower for short periods. It can be grown outdoors in frost-free climates, need anyway to kept above 0°C and dry in winter.
Exposition: It likes a sunny position but avoid direct blasting sun in summer. Keep the caudex in the shade.
Watering: It should be watered regularly when it begins to produce leaves in spring/summer and kept drier in Winter. It likes lots of water during warm and hot weather.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||During the dry season|
|Common Name||Botswana sandkambro|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Scientific Name||Pterodiscus aurantiacus|
|Sun Exposure||Partial shade|