Aporocactus flagelliformis flagriformis

May 16, 2018 0 Commentsadmin

A different form of the species Aporocactus flagelliformis, this cactus has slimmer stems and fewer spines. Variable in growth habit, its flowers are a deep shade of carmine-pink and the berries are red.

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Known common (English) plant names:
Natural habitat:
Mexico
Maximum plant height or length:
– In centimeters:
Unlimited
– In inches:
Unlimited
Maximum plant width or diameter:
– In centimeter(s) :
1.5 centimeter(s)
– In inches:
0.5 inch(es)
Minimum temperature:
– In degrees Celsius (°C):
6 °C
– In degrees Fahrenheit (°F):
43 °F
Estimated age when fullgrown:
Estimated age of first flowering:
Flowers appear in / from… :
Early spring
Duration of a flower:
3-4 day(s)
Flowers primary color:
Pink
Ideal sun exposure:
Shaded sunlight
Cultivation description:
This plant is not as common in cultivation as Aporocactus flagelliformis and less tolerant of overwatering.

References:

The complete book of cacti & succulents, Terry Hewitt, ISBN 0751300497

  1. Aporocactus martianus conzatianum
  2. Aporocactus flagelliformis

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