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Discocactus bahiensis
Scientific Name: Discocactus bahiensis Britton & Rose
Synonym: Echinocactus bahiensis
Family: Cactaceae
Listed in CITES Appendix 1
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Keep above 45F (7C) at any time

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 60F (15C)

Heat Tolerance: Rot prone, water with care.

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Brazil (Bahia)

Growth Habits: Solitary globose stem, 2.4 to 3.2 inches in diameter (6-8 cm); up to 10 ribs, somewhat obscured by the spines; 7 to 9 spines, 0.6 to 1.2 inches long (1.5-3 cm).

Watering Needs: Regular summer water


Blooming Habits:
Cephalium made of white wool and short bristles. Yellowish white nocturnal flowers in summer, 1.6 to 2 inches long (4-5 cm). Naked fruit

Fruiting Habits:

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