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Melocactus Oreus

Melocactus Oreus

Regular price $45.00 USD
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Melocactus Oreus is a unique and rare cactus species known for its spherical shape and bright red spines. Over many years it will develop the iconic Melocactus Cephalium or "Cap" making it a striking addition to any collection. It is native to the Caribbean and thrives in dry, arid climates. With its striking appearance, it makes a wonderful addition to any cactus collection.

LIGHT: It likes medium to full sun

WATER: Only water when dry 

NATIVE: Brazil

This cactus will ship bare root and will be ready to place directly in a well-draining soil mix like our Custom Cactus Mix.

Photos in the listings unless otherwise specified are representative of the plant that will be sent to you.
However, Plants grow differently, and each plant may vary slightly in shape, size, growth pattern, etc.
Of course, if you receive a plant that you are dissatisfied with, please reach out to us. We want to make it right!

If temperatures near you are below 45℉ we highly recommend adding a Heat Pack to your order.
If temperatures where you live will be much lower than 20℉ even heat packs may not work. You may consider waiting until things warm up a bit. We know you love your plants just like we do and we wouldn't want any of them to freeze.

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