(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).
Tephrocactus aoracanthus is one of the most hazardous species with fierce, wonderful spines. It grow on high-plains in different environments both in open areas and under shrubs. This cactus has great ability to adapt to different conditions of both photosynthetically active radiation and temperature. It is easy to grow. It grow on high-plains in different environments both in open areas and under shrubs.
Frost tolerance: hardy to -9°C/ 16 F
Minimum avg. temperature:
Sun exposure: Full sun
Origin: Argentina, San Juan
Growth habits: Main growing period is spring. Plants erect can be 30-100 cm high and 1-3 metres in diameter
Watering needs: Active watering in the growing season which is spring and summer( rot sensitive), Keep try in winter
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||Cereus ovatus|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9a to 11|
|Height||6-12 in. (15-30 Cm)|
|Scientific Name||Tephrocactus aoracanthus|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to light shade|