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Coryphantha pallida
Scientific Name: Coryphantha pallida Britton & Rose
Synonym: Coryphantha radians var. pseudoradians, Coryphantha pseudoradians, Coryphantha reduncispina
Family: Cactaceae
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Coryphantha pallida at Holly Gate Nursery
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade

Origin: Mexico (Puebla, Oaxaca)

Growth Habits: Solitary or clustering, up to 5 inches in diameter (12 cm); short tubercles; 3 central spines; 20 radials

Watering Needs: Water sparingly, needs good drainage. Keep drier in winter


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Coryphantha reduncispina at the Desert Botanical Garden in October

Blooming Habits:
Yellow flowers, up to 3 inches in diameter (7 cm), reddish center.

Fruiting Habits:

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