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Dwarf Turk's Cap Cactus
Scientific Name: Melocactus matanzanus Leon
Synonym: Melocactus actinacanthus
Family: Cactaceae
Dwarf Turk's Cap Cactus (Melocactus  matanzanus) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10b-11

Frost Tolerance: Keep above 45F (8C) at all times

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 60F (15C)

Sun Exposure: Partial sun

Origin: Northern Cuba

Growth Habits: Globular cactus, up to 4 inches in diameter (10 cm), 4 inches tall

Watering Needs: Regular water in summer, less in winter. Needs good drainage.


Dwarf Turk's Cap Cactus (Melocactus  matanzanus)

Blooming Habits:
The pink flowers of the Melocactus matanzanus are 0.75 inch long (2 cm), and open in the afternoon

Fruiting Habits:

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