Turbinicarpus is a species of plant in the Cactaceae family. It is endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitat is hot deserts.
Native to Mexico. This is one of the smallest and slowest growing Turbinicarpus with tiny feathery spines that obscure the body of the plant, it is usually solitary but sometime form clusters of few branches. Young plants are spherical, then cylindrical with a narrower base and short spirally arranged tubercles, the apex is completely covered by the plumose spination. Typically half of it is underground with a big tap root. The plants are about 3-5 cm high and 1-2 cm in diameter. Flowers are variable from pinkish white to bright pink with darker magenta or reddish-brown midveins.
USDA Zone - 9
Season to Sow - Spring
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