Native: Argentina (Entre Ríos) and Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), and in all of Uruguay.

It is a very small cactus that lives half-buried in the ground. The single head is about 50cent piece fuller grown. The flower can be pale yellow. They are short live plants only lasting anywhere from 10-15 years. The plant reseed readily around the base. With these plants, they can look like a healthy big plant may suddenly die of old age without warning. It requires careful watering to keep plant compact. Use pot with good drainage. It requires filtered sunlight to full sunlight.

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Weight0.08 kg
Dimensions13 × 10 × 10 cm


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