How to grow Coryphantha runyonii

Coryphantha runyonii growing cactus of the genus Coryphantha also known as Beehive cactus, Coryphantha runyonii perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, subtropics, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-11.

Stem color is green the spine white, the stems in cone shape connected together.

Coryphantha runyonii flower

Flower color purple-pink the flowers grow on the top and create like crown, flower in trumpet shape

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Requirements for Coryphantha runyonii growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
Just for design and dead part

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design and dead part

Size of the plant:
5-20 cm, 2-8 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

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General information about the flower
Trumpet shape flower, the flowers grow in crown shape in color purple-pink

Scientific name:

Coryphantha runyonii

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