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Matucana tuberculata
Scientific Name: Matucana tuberculata (Donald) Bregmann, Meerst., Melis & Pullen
Synonym: Matucana tuberculosa, Borzicactus tuberculatus
Family: Cactaceae
Matucana  tuberculata Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10b-12

Frost Tolerance: Keep above 45F (8C), some species will take frost for a short period of time if kept dry

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Peru (La Libertad) at elevation of 6000 to 8000 feet (1800-2400 m)

Growth Habits: Clustering, stems are up to 4 inches tall (10 cm), 3 inches in diameter (8 cm)

Watering Needs: Keep warm and water less in winter, needs good drainage.


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