Native to Mexico, an elongated globular cactus with chunky glaucous green stems; short radial spines appear along edges of ribs. Lemon yellow flowers, a rarity for Echinocerei, appear in summer. Protect from frost to prevent scarring. Provide bright light. Hardy to 20F. Grows to 8" tall. Water thoroughly when soil is dry. Zone 9.
Part of what makes succulents so fascinating are the myriad ways they express themselves throughout the year, depending on light, season, temperature, soil, and hydration. For those and other reasons, the plants you receive may not look exactly as they appear on our website.