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Stenocactus 'Cinco de Mayo'

$7.99

SKU:P30573

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Stenocactus 'Cinco de Mayo' (Lau): An unusual, mesmerizing cactus with an accordion-like stem and out of this world flowers. It is a small, slow-growing plant with lots of thin, sharp ribs. It has large, fierce spines that curve back toward the stem. It's even more of a showstopper when it blooms with large white flowers striped with pink atop its stem. This plant is small, but fully-rooted in a 3.25" pot.

This cactus variety will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures it can be brought indoors to grow on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. Cactus need bright sunlight, great drainage, and infrequent water to prevent rot. Pick containers with drainage holes and use well-draining cactus and succulent soil with 70% to 80% mineral grit such as coarse sand, pumice, or perlite. Water deeply and wait for the soil to completely dry out before watering again.

Full Cactus Guide

Color - Primary

Green / Lime

Color - Secondary

White

Bloom Color

White Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 10 (30F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

Under 3"

Growth Habit / Shape

Low Growing / Creeping

Product Format

3.25" Pot

Special Characteristic

Showy Blooms

Special Characteristic

Slow Grower

USDA Zone map for average annual extreme minimum temperatures

THIS PLANT IS HARDY IN ZONES 10+

10

WHAT IS MY HARDINESS ZONE?

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