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Thelocactus

Thelocactus spp.

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Thelocactus Overview

This genus consists of about 13 species of spherical to columnar, perennial cacti. They are either flat, squat or conical. The flowers are flat-faced and bloom in shades of white, yellow or pink, Small seed pods will follow the flowers. They are frost tender, min 7C and will require sun and well drained soil. You can propagate by seeds in the spring or summer.

How to propagate Thelocactus

Seed

Seed in spring or summer.

Other uses of Thelocactus

Grown for its appearance and flowers.