(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).
This plant is an interesting little plant with short thick spines. Most of the time it grows solitary but sometimes it will form small clusters. This is a pretty peculiar species.
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Origin: Peru (Ancash)
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Nipple cactus|
|Height||600 to over 2000|
|Scientific Name||Pygmaeocereus bieblii|
|Shape||The stem is spherical|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|