Uebelmannia pseudopectinifera
Uebelmannia pseudopectinifera
Uebelmannia pseudopectinifera
Uebelmannia pseudopectinifera
Uebelmannia pseudopectinifera
Uebelmannia pseudopectinifera
Uebelmannia pseudopectinifera
Uebelmannia pseudopectinifera

(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.)

Uebelmannia pectinifera var. pseudopectinifera is a more or less distinct local form of the variable Uebelmannia pectinifera. It has a significantly different appearance, is smaller than the type and the epidermis is greener with a thinner wax coating, but is the separate (not confluent) areoles with not brush-like spines, that are most characteristic. The stems is globular, fusiform or cylindrical and is reported to grow to as much as 80 cm tall and 10-15 cm wide. However the distinguishing characteristics of var. pseudopectinifera, appear to fall within the natural variation of Uebelmannia pectinifera and it should be synonymized with the latter.

Origin and Habitat: Near Diamantina, 1200 m, Minas Gerais (Brazil, Southern America)

This tropical cactus prefers loves warm moist, humid conditions and mist spraying is a must in summer. Water regularly during the growing season and use a very draining mineral potting substrate. At the onset of winter, do not water. Uebelmannias need heat all year round and extra winter heat, minimum 10C is best. Avoid any frost. Keep cool in summer. This plant prove to be root prone if kept too cold in winter. To help stop this a good deep collar of pumice or lava grit is an excellent idea. It prefers a full sun position and possibly afternoon shade in summer. If you can place it so that this occurs the plant will be much happier.


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 -
Dormancy -
Family Cactaceae
Flower greenish yellow
Frost Tolerance 10C
Growth Rate -
Hardiness Zone 10b-11
Height 80 cm
Origin Southern America
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Uebelmannia pseudopectinifera
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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Uebelmannia pseudopectinifera

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