Australian Desert Blooms


Native: Peruvian regions

Matucana Paucicostata is an easy-to-grow ornamental species suited for any well-drained soil in half or full sun. Ideal for the small pots. Grown in a 70 mm size pot.

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Matucana Paucicostata is a globular cactus with instinct ribbed patterns. Stays small in size can often offset to form small clusters. Purplish pink to carmine red, and funnel-shaped flower. Matucana Paucicostata requires filtered sunlight to full light when it gets older per day. Well-drained soil and also keeps dry between watering. Buy cactus.


Australian Desert Blooms Nursery is producing many more cacti, cactus, and succulents for you to buy online. If anytime this cactus is out of stock know for sure that it will be back as quickly as possible. As we produce all our own stock here in Ipswich near Brisbane.


Watch your Matucana Paucicostata for the first couple of months to check if they are happy where they are.

Matucana Paucicostata requires more sunlight if it looks like growing out of shape. Burning is a common fact when having new plants. Best to gradually give them more sunlight as the weeks go by. Instead of placing it in straight sunlight.

Allow them to sit for a week before giving them a good drink. Depending on the season. Make sure they dry out completely before watering again. Don’t forget to give them a spray with soapy water to keep the bugs off them. And provide very good ventilation.


All photos have been taken in their natural growing conditions and no adjustments to the photos have been made for selling purposes. Photos displayed are to be used as a guide only, as the plants you received may vary in size and shape. The largest size we have available at the point of sale will be provided. For easy identification, a name tag will be provided.


All Matucana is sent bare-rooted with no soil or pot and also wrapped in paper. Posted on Monday to Wednesday each week and sent by Australia post service. Sent express post for any size parcel.

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Weight0.08 kg
Dimensions13 × 10 × 10 cm


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