(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Raphionacme monteiroi will form a beautiful caudex base, ideal for collectors that are looking for caudiciform plants.
Growth habits: Deciduous tuberous rooted vine; large light colored caudex which can be raised for effect; dark green slightly glossy leaves 3 to 6" long (7.5-15 cm) with fuzzy undersides
Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 10b-12
Sun exposure: Light shade
Origin: South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
Watering needs: Regular water when in leaf, needs fast draining mix, rots easily
Best grown with root exposed after several years
Blooming habits: Green flowers with three lobed corona.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz