Coryphantha pseudoechinus

May 12, 2018 0 Commentsadmin
coryphantha pseudoechinus

The chief attraction of this cactus is its spines, which range from pale or red-brown to black. After five years, small, violet-pink flowers appear. The grey-green body is globular at first, becoming columnar; it is usually solitary but may offset with age.

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Known common (English) plant names:
Natural habitat:
Mexico and USA
Maximum plant height or length:
– In centimeters:
18 centimeter(s)
– In inches:
7 inch(es)
Maximum plant width or diameter:
– In centimeters:
30 centimeter(s)
– In inches:
12 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:
Violet / purple
Ideal sun exposure:
Full sun or sunny

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


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