(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).
Originally from Argentina, Tephrocactus molinensis has yellow-brown areoles with white felt that randomly grow on the greener stem. This plant displays a flower that appears dirty white or very pale pink with a green center. It is easy to grow but usually doesn't grow very tall as segments tend to fall off. The main growing period is in spring.
Hardiness: -9°C = 15.8°F
Watering needs: moderate
Sun exposure: Full sun
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late Spring/Early Summer|
|Common Name||Opuntia molinensi|
|Hardiness Zone||9a to 11|
|Height||under 6 in. (15 cm)|
|Scientific Name||Tephrocactus molinensis|
|Sun Exposure||full sun to light shade|