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Neoporteria Cephalophora


Neoporteria cephalophora, thriving in 70mm pots, is an ideal choice for Australian gardeners. These cacti demand well-draining soil to prevent rot, making them suitable for our climate. Carefully water during the growing season, ensuring their health and longevity. Enjoy their unique, ever-changing shapes and spine formations under filtered sunlight, gradually transitioning to full sun exposure as they mature. This heat-tolerant beauty is a rare find and can be conveniently purchased online or at our Ipswich nursery. Enhance your garden with the charm of Neoporteria cephalophora – your ticket to an Australian cactus oasis!

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Product Information: Neoporteria Cephalophora

Looking to buy Neoporteria cephalophora, the perfect addition to your cactus collection? Look no further! This captivating summer-growing cactus is a must-have for any arid plant enthusiast. Neoporteria cephalophora stands out with its unique, solitary growth habit. Its shape and spine formation vary, adding an intriguing touch to your garden.

We offer these exquisite cacti for sale online in Australia, making it convenient for you to acquire this beauty. Our cactus nursery online ensures you get a healthy and thriving Neoporteria cephalophora delivered to your doorstep.

To ensure the best care for your cactus, provide well-draining soil, as it is sensitive to rot. During the growing season, water is regularly to support its vibrant growth. This cactus thrives in filtered sunlight but demands full sun exposure as it matures. Its remarkable heat tolerance makes it a resilient choice for your garden.

For those who prefer to buy cactus online in Australia, Neoporteria cephalophora is a top choice. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to own a rare cactus for sale. Feel free to contact us for any sale inquiries or to visit our nursery in Ipswich. Enhance your garden with the beauty of Neoporteria cephalophora today!

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Common family or genus names used, Neochilenia, Neoporteria, Islaya, change to Eriosyce


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. We produce all our stock here in Ipswich near Brisbane.


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

Neoporteria cephalophora requires more light if it looks like stretching out of shape. Burning is a common fact when having new plants. Best to gradually give them more light as the weeks go by. Instead of placing it in the straight sun.

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.


We harvest our seeds all year round as well as buy commercial seeds from overseas. To always have different varieties coming through each year.

Sowing Instructions

Three conditions are required, light, heat, and also humidity for germination. The cactus mix should have good drainage with no fertilizer in it. The temperature for germination is about 15 degrees to 35 degrees. Cacti like to have a little bit of light for germination, but no direct sunlight. In the first 4-8 weeks of gemination place in shaded with indirect sunlight. Make sure they are kept moist very important not to allow them to dry out. At this point, they are fragile plants, patience, and experience are needed. Gradually allow them to have more sunlight as they grow larger.


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 cactus and succulents you received may vary in size and shape. The largest size cactus or succulents, we have available at the point of sale will be provided. For easy identification, a name tag will be provided.


All names are sent bare-rooted with no soil or pot and 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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