Puna sp. Nova Cactus Plant

SKU: MYBG-CACT-MAIH-PUMA

Pot size: 4"
Price:
Sale priceRs.799.00

Delivery time: 3-4 working days

Non Fragrant

Fragrance

Summer

Flowering Season

Maihueniopsis

Genus

Low

Maintenance

Yes

With Pots

Small

Size

Outdoor Shade,Outdoor Sun

Sunlight Requirement

Balcony,Low Maintenance

Use

Product Description

Maihueniopsis nova is a small creeping globular cactus. It has numerous elongated stems of a dark green color.

Maihueniopsis subterranea sp nova

Family

Cactacaea

Native

Argentina

Description

Puna sp. 'Nova' or also called Maihueniopsis nova is a small creeping cactus. It has numerous globular or slightly elongated stems of a dark green color. From the very downy areoles spines come out, that fade in color from dark gray to whitish, almost transparent. The plant has thin and soft radial spines, and thick and rigid central ones

Environment

A slow growing species, this plant needs regular watering during summers and should be kept dry during winters. A sun loving variety, it grows and glows better under full sun. During the hottest hours it is advisable to shade it.

They do not need frequent fertilization, it is sufficient to dilute the fertilizer with watering once a year.

This species is found in an extremely arid environment, it grows among barren rocks and sands where no other kind of vegetation can survive.

Landscape Uses

Usually these are outdoor plant, grass lands, landscapes.

The easiest to keep alive - Cactus thrive on neglect! Coming from desert climates cactus love sun! However beware of the Indian afternoon sun! Keeping them in extreme heat, especially behind a glass which magnifies the heat can cause the cactus to burn. If you notice the cactus turning brown or yellow on the side facing the sun, try giving it a cooler place to thrive in!

For watering cacti, the golden rule is to make sure the soil is completely dry before watering! This will stop the roots from rotting. It is advised to always use a pot with a drainage hole so that excess water can get drained out. If kept in a sunny area, you will need to water it once every week. If it is in a semi shaded or filtered light area, you might need to water it once in 2 weeks.

Cacti like soil that is well aerated and fast draining. You can fertilise the cactus in the summer months when it is in its growing season. During the winters it is best to cut back on any fertiliser and let the plant rest.

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