Rebutia Fulviseta

Product Description
$ 7.75

Rebutia Fulviseta

(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. This plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).  

This nice soft cactus has a dark green body. It becomes bronzed purple in full sunlight. a very decorative variety . Its has characterized by brown-felted areoles, bears bristly brown spines and has small dark red flowers with white filaments. Maximum dimensions 6 cm tall.

Origin:  Bolivia and Argentina

Stem: Globular or vaguely elongated, 1 cm in diameter, 1,5 cm tall. The epidermis is very dark tan, green, or brown, almost black, with the a reddish-violet nuance.

Ribs: Up to 16 tuberculate and spiralling.

Areoles: Round or oval, with a brown indumentum.

Spines: 10-12 radials and 1-3 centrals, about 6-10 mm long, Thin, divergent, tawny or reddish-brown with darker tips, that give to the plant its characteristic bristled-up form.

Flowers: Funnel-shaped, thin-petaled (spidery), dark red, ca. 2,5 cm in diameter and length, arising from the base of the stem, with a long stretched out pistil and showy white stamens. Pericarp darker violet-red and tube with the scales bearing white woolly hairs and bristles.

Blooming time: Diurnal in spring.

Fruit: Spherical, dark red, up to 4 mm.

Cultivation and Propagation: Needs a very bright exposure but not direct sun. Water regularly in summer but do not over-water. Keep dry in winter. Hardy to -4°C.
It is better that they be repotted regularly. Repotting will increase the number and size of stems, and will increase the number of flowers produced. Repot yearly until reaching about 40-50mm in size, then every two or three years will suffice. Repotting is best done at the end of winter, but it can be done at other times, too. Do not water for a couple of weeks after repotting, to reduce risk of root rot via broken roots.

Propagation: Offsets, seeds

 

 

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.

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Colder Regions Warning: We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00 If your order is $50.00 or more, and if we think that it is necessary, 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: Care instructions are included in every package you order.

Shipping Details and Customer Service Policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Please allow a maximum time of 72 hours for processing prior to shipment. 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 the email address below:

info@planetdesert.com

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