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Ariocarpus plants

The Ariocarpus cactus family contains a group of interesting and rare plants. Ariocarpus is usually found in the northern and eastern parts of Mexico. These plants are adapted to extreme and harsh conditions.They have a widespread reputation of being slow and difficult to grow.

Cultivation

As mentioned Ariocarpus plants are slow and difficult growers so Start early. Ariocarpus is best grown from seed. Both for germinating seeds and adult plants We recommend using a soil mix composed of at least 60% coarse sand or grit. Add some clay and limestone to optimize growth conditions.

Synonyms

Anhalonium (Lem.), Neogomesia (Castañeda), Neogomezia (Buxb.), Roseocactus (A. Berger), Stromatocactus (Karw. ex Rümpler).

Also check our Ariocarpus seeds section.

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