Melocactus Azureus "Turk's Cap Cactus"
- Turk's Cap Cactus Description
- Turk's Cap Cactus Specs and Regions
- Turk's Cap Cactus Water & Light Recommendations
"Turk's Cap Cactus" is a blue globular cactus that grows long silver/brown spines. The reason why it is called "Turk's Cap Cactus" is because once it has reached a certain maturity this cactus will develop a cephalium at the very top of the plant. So what is cephalium? It is a wooly mass associated with Melocactus species. A unique cactus to add to your collection! Especially if you’re a cactus lover, this cactus will easily make it to the top of your list!
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost❄️
Recommended light conditions: bright indirect light/sun☀️/🌳
Bloomtime 💐: Summer
Bloom Color 🎨: pink
⭐Suitable to grow Indoors and Outdoors
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks.
A cute little cactus. I hope I can keep it alive and watch it grow!