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Tephrocactus Articulatus var. Papyracanthus (dark spines)

Tephrocactus Articulatus var. Papyracanthus (dark spines)

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Plants may differ slightly from the photos. Each plant is unique and slightly different from its neighbor.

Not suitable for consumption (humans and animals)

Diameter: 8.5 cm

Height: 18 cm

Care

Water:

April-September: 1 x every 2 weeks*

October-March: 1x per month *

*This is only for a sunny location

Light: sunny

Nutrition: 1x per month (May-September)

Information

The Tephrocactus Articulatus var. Papyracanthus is a beautiful cactus with unique spines. These are soft and papery to the touch. As a result, this Tephrocactus has also been given the variant name Papyracanthus. This variant has dark spines that are colored brown to gray-brown.

In nature the Tephrocactus Articulatus var. Papyracanthus native to the West of Argentina. The Tephrocactus Articulatus var. Papyracanthus produces all spherical leaves and grows into a small shrub of 30 cm high. The Tephrocactus Articulatus var. Papyracanthus blooms with us in the spring with beautiful large white-yellow flowers. It may help to keep the Tephrocactus Articulatus var. Give papyracanthus ice-cold water in the spring when the plant comes out of dormancy. This promotes flowering.

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