Coryphantha clava

May 9, 2018 0 Commentsadmin
Coryphantha clava

This stubbly cactus has yellow to brown spines that fade to off-white. Clumping with age it bears golden flowers only when mature.

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Known common (English) plant names:
Natural habitat:
Mexico and USA
Maximum plant height or length:
– In centimeters:
38 centimeter(s)
– In inches:
15 inch(es)
Maximum plant width or diameter:
– In centimeters:
8 centimeter(s)
– In inches:
3 inch(es)
Minimum temperature:
– In degrees Celsius (°C):
5 °C
– In degrees Fahrenheit (°F):
41 °F
Estimated age when fullgrown:
Estimated age of first flowering:
5 year(s)
Flowers appear in / from… :
Spring until summer
Duration of a flower:
Flowers primary color:
Golden / orange
Ideal sun exposure:
Full sun

Cultivation description:

The areoles of Coryphantha clava exude a nectar-like secretion on which mould grows; regular spraying with water in summer and autumn and good ventilation help to avoid this.

References:
The complete book of cacti & succulents, Terry Hewitt, ASIN B01FELY6WM
Cacti and Succulents, Paul Hamlyn, ASIN – B001MEF9V8

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