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 Warasii Plant Description
- Melocactus Warasii Plant Specs and Regions
- Melocactus Warasii Water and Light Recommendations
The Melocactus Warasii is a beautiful cactus that grows with bright green stems. It can reach up to 68 centimeters in height and 30 centimeters in diameter. The cefalio, or top of the cactus, is composed of bright red bristles and can measure up to 18 centimeters in height and 12 centimeters in diameter. The flowers of the Melocactus Warasii are red on the outside and magenta on the inside, making for a stunning contrast. This cactus is sure to add a touch of beauty and elegance to any space, whether it be indoors or outdoors.
Native to: Brazil
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.