(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch 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).
Also known as " Brain plant". This plant is very variable small growing and easy to take care of, because of its size it makes a great potted plant specimen. It needs good drainage, and is great for beginning collectors.
Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 9b-11
Frost tolerance: Hardy to 25°F (-4°C)
Sun exposure: Some direct sun
Origin: Mexico (Guanajuato, Hidalgo, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas)
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Stenocactus hookerii|
|Frost Tolerance||25°f (-4°c)|
|Height||15 (30-40) cm|
|Scientific Name||Echinofossulocactus Hookerii|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun partial shade|