Frailea growing cactus of the genus Frailea also known as Frailea cactus, Frailea perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert or mediterranean, subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 10-12.
Stem color red, green, purple or more than one color, the shape like little ball round or flattened, shape of the cactus resemble to Sea urchin body.
Flower color light yellow with multi petals.
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Requirements for Frailea growing and care:
Well drained soil, more than 4C
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:
Spring / Summer
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
2-5 cm, 1-2 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No (possible on the window with a lot of sun)
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Light yellow flowers with multi petals
Scientific name: Frailea