Please note: In certain circumstance where we believe a cactus may ship better bare root we may ship it bare root rather than with a pot in soil.
- Melocactus Guitartii Plant Description
- Melocactus Guitartii Plant Specs and Regions
- Melocactus Guitartii Water and Light Recommendations
This is the rarest of all Melocactus species! The Melocactus Guitartii is a beautiful cactus that is around 10 cm in diameter and 12 cm in height. It is densely armed with long, spreading, rigid spines that make it a very unique plant. The Melocactus Guitartii is native to Cuba and is a great addition to any collection!
Native to: Cuba
Hardiness: 20-25° F
Zone: USDA Zone 9a
Recommended light conditions: Full Sun
Blommtime : Summer
Bloom Color : Yellow
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 1-2 weeks.