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Stenocactus crispatus
Scientific Name: Stenocactus crispatus (DC) A.W. Hill
Synonym: Stenocactus lancifer, Echinofossulocactus kellerianus, Echinocactus lamellosus, Echinofossulocactus lamellosus, Stenocactus lamellosus, Echinocactus lancifer, Brittonrosea violaciflora, Echinofossulocactus confusus, Echinofossulocactus multiareolatus, Echinocactus violaciflorus, Echinofossulocactus violaciflorus, Stenocactus dichroacanthus var. violaciflorus, Stenocactus dichroacanthus var. violaciflorus, Stenocactus violaciflorus, Echinofossulocactus guerraianus, Echinofossulocactus lancifer, Echinofossulocactus crispatus, Echinofossulocactus flexispinus, Echinocactus crispatus, Ferocactus crispatus, Echinocactus arrigens, Echinofossulocactus arrigens, Stenocactus confusus, Efossus confusus, Echinocactus dichroacanthus, Echinofossulocactus dichroacanthus, Echinocactus flexispinus, Stenocactus dichroacanthus, Brittonrosea confusa, Stenocactus arrigens
Family: Cactaceae
Stenocactus  crispatus Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 20 to 25F (-6 to -4C) depending on the form

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Mexico (Oaxaca to San Luis Potosi)

Growth Habits: Solitary, up to 4 inches tall (10 cm), 4 inches wide (10 cm)

Watering Needs:

Propagation: Seeds

Stenocactus crispatus is one of the prettiest Stenocacti. It will bloom even when quite small but need a lot of sun.

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