Five-Spine Rating -
Yes - small container size plant. This variety will occupy a small flower pot comfortably and remain a manageable sized house plant.
This variety will do their best as houseplants with lots of sun and they become stressed with inadequate light which could result in poor health or even death.
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 or South windows and three to four season rooms with partial shade is good, but it will grow better with more light. 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.
Their flowers colors are in the pink to magenta ranges.
These cacti can grow to little more than a few inches wide and up to 4 inches high on the main stem, and any offsets will remain smaller than the first stem. Some plants will make a few offsets when they are older, but many will simply remain single stem plants for their entire life span.
plant propagation origin
Plants and seeds are grown and propagated by windowsillcactus.com.
items included in purchase
Purchase price includes a bare-root Escobaria zilziana plant.
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