Copiapoa cinerea II


Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10b-12
Frost Tolerance: Avoid any frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)

Heat Tolerance: Should be protected from excessive heat and sun in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part sun

Origin: Chile (Antofagasta, Chañaral)

Growth Habits: Solitary, or slowly offsetting, extremely variable, up to 4 feet tall (1.2 m), 4 to 8 inches in diameter (10-20 cm); 12-30 ribs; 1 or 2 central spines 1 inch long (2.5 cm); 0 to 7 radials

Watering Needs: Regular water in summer, but let the soil mix dry between waterings

Propagation: Seeds, offsets


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