Adult Plant Growing Information
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.
Yes - flowers easily as a house plant. This variety is likely to flower as a house plant, but results will depend on a variety of growing conditions.
This variety will do well on almost any windowsill with morning or afternoon sun, and can tolerate more intense light on southern exposures. They can tolerate very cool days and cold nights, but will need the temperatures to remain above 30 °F. This plant will survive brief sessions of freezing temperatures, but may also suffer skin damage. This variety makes a great patio plant to be set outdoors during the growing season, and will thrive with lots of rain.
These cacti grow as small globular plants up to 5 inches wide and 5 inches high, and as older plants will make offsets at soil level. Pups can be removed and rooted into new plants.
seed propagation origin
Plants are grown and seeds are produced by windowsillcactus.com.
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