Maihueniopsis cactus form cushions on the ground of tightly-packed stem-segments.
||Maihueniopsis - Cactus Plant
||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Maihueniopsis cactus stems are mostly round or globular. Spines may be short and dense, protecting the plants or tiny and tight against the stem.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||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.
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.
Maihueniopsis special feature
Survivals and growers of the summer.
- It also used as the ornamental plant