Five-Spine Rating -
Yes - small container size plant. This variety will occupy a small flower pot comfortably and remain a manageable sized house plant.
Yes - tolerates low light levels. This variety will do well as a houseplant in locations with short periods of direct sun and some indirect or filtered light.
Yes - does well with cool winter time temperatures. This variety will tolerate temperatures down below 50 °F. if the roots are kept dry, and will do very well in a home with energy saving thermostat setting.
Yes - easy care root system. This variety stores water in the parts of the plant which are above the soil leaving the root system small enough to fit into a proportionally sized flower pot.
This variety is unlikely to flower as a house plant and they should be chosen with flowering as a low priority.
Potential living space locations include; East, West windows with direct sun, a South window or a three to four seasons room and will grow better with more sun. This species will tolerate very cool days and cold nights, but will need the temperatures to remain above 20 °F. If this variety is to be set outdoors during the growing season it needs to be in a location with plenty of sun and will tolerate lots of rain.
Flowers grow up to two inches wide and are yellow.
This plant quickly produces pups as it grows and spread into a multi headed colony. The stems get as large as 4 inches in diameter, stems can be removed to make new plants. This is a great plant to grow and share with friends by removing the pups as new plants.
Mexico; Oaxaca, Puebla
plant propagation origin
Plants are propagated from pups by windowsillcactus.com.
items included in purchase
Purchase price includes a bare-root Coryphantha retusa plant.
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