Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus lloydii major

(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. This plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus lloydii major, commonly known as ‘Suncup’, is a solitary, strong-armed cactus. A native of Southern Brazil, this winter-dormant plant has reddish-white brown central spines with a yellow-colored tip. Suncup belongs to the Cactaceae family and reaches 3-4" inches in height.

Growth Rate

The growth rate of the suncup plant is slow.

Flowering

The white-yellow flowers of this cactus look attractive, especially due to the velvet touch. The blooming season is summer.

Water and Feeding/Fertilizer

Like other cacti, Thelocactus hexaedrophorus also needs moderate water throughout the year. Keep it dry in the winter season. 

Soil

This plant needs cactus mix soil with an organic blend.

Hardiness

The hardiness of these cacti is 9b to 11, with a frost tolerance of 5° C (41° F).

Light

Suncup needs full sunlight to grow.

Propagation

This variety of Thelocactus is propagated from seeds.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com,  llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season Summer
Common Name Sun cup
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Yellow
Frost Tolerance 5° c
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11
Height 3-4 "
Origin Southern brazil
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Full sun
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05/03/2021
Dylan B.
United States United States

Cute thelocactus

I received this thelocactus lloydii in excellent condition. I am looking forward to watching it grow and flower.

SD
11/24/2020
Sean D.
United States United States

Plant arrived in perfect condition, despite shipping delay.

This plant came in perfect condition, despite the shipment being delayed by about two weeks by USPS. Very professional, top notch supplier of cacti and succulents.

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus

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