Rebutia heliosa
Rebutia heliosa
Rebutia heliosa
Rebutia heliosa
Rebutia heliosa
Rebutia heliosa
Rebutia heliosa
Rebutia heliosa
Rebutia heliosa
Rebutia heliosa
Rebutia heliosa

Rebutia heliosa

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Blooming Season Summers to spring
Common Name Aylostera heliosa
Dormancy Winter
Flower Green
Frost Tolerance -5 (-10)° C
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9b
Height 1 m
Origin Bolivia
Scientific Name Rebutia heliosa
Shape Rosette shape
Sun Exposure Partial shade


Rebutia heliosa

(This plant comes in a 2.5 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).



Rebutia heliosa
This is a very distinctive plant even without flowers. The "sunny" Rebutia is particularly attractive, thanks to its tiny silver-white pectinate spines and brown areoles, a gem!!!
Origin and Habitat: Bolivia
Rebutia heliosa (Aylostera heliosa) is a small cactus with heads densely covered covered in brown areoles with white short pectinate spines, giving it a silvery appearance. This odd cactus is unmistakable and very distinctive. It is considered by many one of the nicest species.
Cultivation and Propagation: These plants come from mountainous areas, so like bright light, cool and dry conditions in the winter; this is important for the flowers as well as for their health. Without this cool winter period (0-10° C) they normally won't get many buds. They have a thick taproot and are of difficult cultivation and rot prone because of a great sensitivity to the excess of watering, not easy to get to any large size on their own roots really a challenge to grow into a large clump. They are commonly grafted to avoid root problems and to make easier to grow. Sun Exposure: Suited for sunny-brightly exposure; can tolerate light shade.
Cultural Practices: Suited for airy exposures. Needs deep pot and good drainage to accommodate its tap root.
It is very cold resistant as low as to -10° C or less for short periods of time. It is a fine plant for a rock garden or container, contrasts well with agaves, yuccas, and low-growing flowering plants.
Pests & diseases: Rebutia heliosa is especially prone to root rot, therefore, underpot in a smaller container filled with very porous compost.
Propagation: Cutting as it branches freely from the base; Also can be grown from seeds or graft.


 

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

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KM
03/18/2021
KIMBERLYN M.
United States United States
Rebutia Heliosa 2021

Amazing unique beautiful little plant I am in love

K
02/11/2021
Kyle
United States United States
Beautiful plant!

I've gotta say I'm extremely impressed with how Planet Desert ships their products. Truly worth the price of shipping. Plants arrived healthy and beautiful. Even during this cold winter.

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T
01/28/2021
Theresa
United States United States
wow!

This pic is right out of the shipping box, absolutely gorgeous!

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PP
01/17/2021
Porfirio P.
United States United States
Beautiful Cactus Plant

Excellent specimen for cactus plant collectors. Very healthy plant.

FD
01/12/2021
Fyona D.
United States United States
Unique

I love the colors and texture of this specimen! I've never seen anything like it before.

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