How to grow Thelocactus conothelos

Thelocactus conothelos growing cactus of the genus Thelocactus also known as Miniature barrel cactus, Thelocactus conothelos 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 round shape and hive structure.

Thelocactus conothelos flower

Flower color can be: white, orange, purple, pink or yellow, the flowers grow on the top and create like crown, flower in trumpet shape

Thelocactus conothelos for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Thelocactus conothelos 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

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Trumpet shape flower, the flowers grow in crown shape in color that can be: white, cream, purple, pink, yellow or orange,

Scientific name:

Thelocactus conothelos

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