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|1||Pincushion Cactus - Cactus Plant|
|2||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
About Pincushion Cactus
Densely spined, and in many types the spines are so elongated and soft that the plant appears hairy.
Stems 1 to several, more or less spherical, dark green, to 2 inches in diameter, covered with spirally arranged projections called tubercles; areoles at tubercle tips, white-woolly when young; perianth parts numerous, petal-like, in several rows; outer parts greenish or brownish; inner parts pink to reddish purple; tips sharply pointed; stamens numerous, anthers bright orange. Fruits are berries, fleshy, oblong to club-shaped, green when mature; seeds tiny, pitted, yellowish brown.
|Plant Height||3 inch (8 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||3 inch (8 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Pincushion Cactus, Beehive cactus, Spinystar |
|Maximum Reachable Height ||5 cm (2 inches)|
|Flower Colour ||Pink|
|Bloom Time ||May to August|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careIf optimum heat and watering conditions are met, the pincushion cactus may reward you with flowers in spring. Enhance the chance of blooming by holding off watering until several weeks into spring. You can also apply a cactus food in early spring to give the plant the nutrients it needs to produce blooms.
Pincushion Cactus care
Pincushion cactus care is very simple and suitable for the beginning gardener. Cactus plants are used to dry conditions and limited fertility. The soil for a pincushion needs to be well drained and gritty. The soil needs to dry out between watering, which is best accomplished with a sandy topsoil. The cactus goes dormant in winter and needs no additional irrigation until spring.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||65 to 90 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer |
Pincushion Cactus uses
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Pincushion Cactus ?
Pincushion Cactus is commonly known as Pincushion Cactus, Beehive cactus, Spinystar
How tall do Pincushion Cactus grow?
On average Pincushion Cactus grows 5 cm (2 inches)
What color are Pincushion Cactus ?
A Pincushion Cactus plant bears flowers of color Pink
When Pincushion Cactus blooms?
With enough light, Pincushion Cactus may produce Pink flowers in May to August
How hard is Pincushion Cactus to grow?
A Pincushion Cactus is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Pincushion Cactus need?
A Pincushion Cactus prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Pincushion Cactus need?
A Pincushion Cactus prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Pincushion Cactus need?
A Pincushion Cactus prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Pincushion Cactus like?
A Pincushion Cactus prefers 65 to 90 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Pincushion Cactus ?
To encourage Pincushion Cactus growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Friday, 13 March 2020
Absolutely no complaints! Beautiful plant, great packaging, prompt delivery.
Tuesday, 03 March 2020
Very much happy with the product and service. On time delivery with product being in perfect condition.
Tuesday, 18 February 2020
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