Solcurebutia arenacea
Solcurebutia arenacea
Solcurebutia arenacea
Solcurebutia arenacea
Solcurebutia arenacea
Solcurebutia arenacea
Solcurebutia arenacea

Solcurebutia arenacea

(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).

Origin and habitat: Cochabamba, Bolivia, South America.

Habitat and ecology: Rebutia arenacea grows in seasonally dry inter-Andean valley. The species is naturally scarce and near Threatened because there are no obvious threats affecting it. The plant is use as an ornamental in specialized collections, come from cultivation, not from wild populations.

Description: Rebutia arenacea, better known as Sulcorebutia arenacea, is a choice solitary user-friendly plant, with perfectly neat, symmetrical pectinate spination and profuse yellowish orange flowers. This cactus is indeed beautiful even without its blooms.

Propagation: Seed, cutting, grafting


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Blooming Season Mid winter
Common Name Rebutia arenacea
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Gold (yellow-orange)
Frost Tolerance 0°c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Height Under 6 in
Origin South america
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Solcurebutia arenacea
Shape globular
Sun Exposure Full sun to light shade

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David B.
United States United States

Great Details with its Morphology

incredible details ... great for my macro-photography passions ... A True Beauty in the Wonders of Nature...

United States United States

Fnger friendly, ouch free

Sulcorebutia arenacea is finger friendly, ouch free, because its short spines emanate from elongated areoles and usually lie flat against the stem. The elongated areoles with short spines remind me of bugs, which makes them interesting to look at.

Charles D.
United States United States


Excellent quality plants and impressively excellent packaging. Plant was in flower within a week of arrival.

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Susan L.
United States United States


Plumb little beauty, packaged perfectly, arrived quickly.

Peggy H.
United States United States


Have only had it for less than a month and it already is sprouting.

Solcurebutia arenacea

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