(This plant comes in a 3.5 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).
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.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Spring and summer|
|Common Name||Matucana aureiflora|
|Flower||Yellow to golden|
|Frost Tolerance||0 c|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||11 b|
|Scientific Name||Submatucana aureiflora|
|Shape||Flattened to globular|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|