Coryphantha guerkeana

May 12, 2018 0 Commentsadmin

Pale starry spines and short, curved, often black-tipped central spines encase the body of this species. It is globular or slightly flattened in shape. The plant offsets slowly to form clumps and when it is about five years old, pale yellow flowers appear. The tubercles vary in size from plant to plant.

Known synonyms:
Known common (English) plant names:
Natural habitat:
Mexico and USA
Maximum plant height or length:
– In centimeters:
10 centimeter(s)
– In inches:
4 inch(es)
Maximum plant width or diameter:
– In centimeters:
20 centimeter(s)
– In inches:
8 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:
Pale-yellow
Ideal sun exposure:
Full sun or sunny

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


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