Melocactus spp.
TURK'S CAP CACTUS
Cactaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or cactus

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: orchid compost, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind
0.15m
Plant habit
 
0.15m

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Origins: Central America, Caribbean, South America

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Melocactus spp.
TURK'S CAP CACTUS
Cactaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or cactus

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: orchid compost, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind
0.15m
Plant habit
 
0.15m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink or crimson

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Bark & Stems: blue-grey stems, spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits dry style designs

Uses: indoors, pot

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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