Huernia species has interesting stem shapes and colours.
||Huernia species - Cactus Plant
||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Huernia species has the tubercles ÃƒÆ’ ¢Ãƒ ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡ ¬Ãƒ ¢Ã¢â€š ¬ warty protuberances ÃƒÆ’ ¢Ãƒ ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡ ¬Ãƒ ¢Ã¢â€š ¬ that line the stem ridges can resemble the fierce spines that protect cacti. Flower is the colored ring that surrounds the middle of the star-shaped flower and resembles a red Lifesaver candy.
||6 inch (15 cm)
||3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Summer and autumn
||Easy to grow
Planting and careKeep in a bright sunny location.Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
Huernia species care
Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.
Re-pot with the following proportions:3 parts of potting soil,1 part of grit (pumice),1 part of the horticultural-grade sand,1/2 part of the compost etc.
||Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
||Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
||Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
||Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
||No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.
Huernia species special feature
Survivals and growers of the summer.
Huernia species uses
- It is used as the ornamental plant