Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus v. albiflorus - 10 seeds

Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus v. albiflorus - 10 seeds

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Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus subs. albiflorus is a dwarf cactus with unique and remarkably beautiful shape. It is a small growing form of the variable Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus and is distinguished for the white or pale pink flowers.

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The plants need deep pots to accommodate the napiform unit formed by the stem base and the rootstock , and a loose mineral soil with a well-drained substrate. They need a good amount of light, a place near the roof of the greenhouse helps drying the pot after watering. This can be done weekly during summertime, if the weather is sunny enough, with a little fertilizer added. Kept this way, plants will show a healthy, although slow growth. They are frost hardy to -10°C. Propagation: By seeds, remembering that seedlings dislike strong light and dry conditions and need to be repotted frequently. Eventually, as they become mature, they attain a maximum size of 5 cm