Submatucana aureiflora
Submatucana aureiflora
Submatucana aureiflora
Submatucana aureiflora
Submatucana aureiflora
Submatucana aureiflora
Submatucana aureiflora
Submatucana aureiflora

Submatucana aureiflora

(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All 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.)

Origin: Peru
Description: Flattened to globular cactus that can grow to be 10cm tall and 12 cm or more in diameter. It has curly, amber coloured spines. In nature they grow very slowly but in a greenhouse they grow fairly quickly.
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade or light shade. No severe sunlight.
Waterings: Regular watering needs, let the soil dry out between waterings.
Blooming habits: Yellow to golden flowers that stay open day and night.
Hardiness: They need a minimum temperature of 10° C, but may to survive a light frost.

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Blooming Season Spring and summer
Common Name Matucana aureiflora
Dormancy Summer
Family Cactaceae
Flower Yellow to golden
Frost Tolerance 0 c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 11 b
Height 10 cm
Origin Argentina
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Submatucana aureiflora
Shape Flattened to globular
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Wild-looking spines

Submatucana aureiflora has wild-looking, colorful spines, reddish brown near the roots, transitioning to pale beige. But the spines are flexible so they won't poke your fingers.

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Beautiful cacti

Beautiful and healthy plant. Thank you so much.

Submatucana aureiflora

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. 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 are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. 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 any time.