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 in spring or summer.
Other uses of Thelocactus
Grown for its appearance and flowers.