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Escobaria tuberculosa
Scientific Name: Escobaria tuberculosa (Engelmann) Britton & Rose
Synonym: Coryphantha varicolor, Escobaria dasyacantha var. varicolor, Escobaria tuberculosa var. varicolor, Coryphantha dasyacantha var. varicolor, Coryphantha tuberculosa, Cactus tuberculosus, Mammillaria tuberculosa, Escobaria varicolor
Family: Cactaceae
Escobaria  tuberculosa
Escobaria strobiliformis blooming at the end of April in Phoenix
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 8b-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 10F (-12C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun, light shade in summer in Phoenix

Origin: USA (New Mexico, west Texas, Mexico (Coahuila, Durango, Chihuahua)

Growth Habits: Generally solitary, up to 5 inches tall (12 cm) 3 inches in diameter (7 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water

Propagation: Seeds

Escobaria  tuberculosa

Escobaria  tuberculosa

Blooming Habits:
Pinkish white to pink, 1 to 1.5 inches in diameter (2.5 to 4 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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