Thelocactus bicolor ssp. Schwarzii

Product Description
$ 7.50


Description: Globular usually solitary cacti up to 10 cm in diameter .
Stem: ovoidal, 8-20 cm tall, 5-12 cm wide.
Ribs: 8, distinct. Tubercles rounded. Areoles with glands.
Spines: Centrals 3-4, 15-75 mm long, ochre to reddish, straight, acicular. Radials 8-18, 10-30 mm long, ochre to reddish, straight, acicular.
Flowers: 55-110 mm wide, magenta with a red throat from early spring to autumn.
Remarks: This Taxon has lots of synonyms ( like many other cacti) whit several controversial varieties and subspecies and comprises a multitude of different forms, but where each form is linked to others by populations of plants with intermediate characteristics

Recommended Temperature Zone:USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (Tamaulipas)

Growth Habits: Usually solitary, bluish green stem, up to 3.2 inches tall (8 cm), 2.88 inches in diameter (7 cm) or more; about 13 ribs; whitish areoles; no central spine; 13 to 16 reddish radials, with yellowish tips

Watering Needs: Summer grower

Propagation: Seeds



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