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PlantFiles: Turbinicarpus
Turbinicarpus jauernigii

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Turbinicarpus (tur-bin-ih-KAR-pus) (Info)
Species: jauernigii

Synonym:Pediocactus lophophoroides var. jauernigii
Synonym:Turbinicarpus lophophoroides subsp. jauernigii
Synonym:Turbinicarpus lophophoroides var. jauernigii

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling
N/A

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive franj On Nov 2, 2006, franj from Tucson, AZ wrote:

An interesting little cacti. Nearly spineless, the spines fall off as the plant grows. Grows nearly flattened to the ground so it's hard to find in the wild. Has a considereable tap root so it needs a deeper pot than some cacti. Flowers on and off through winter starting in late fall.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phoenix, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona



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