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Coryphantha odorata
Scientific Name: Coryphantha odorata (Bödeker) Backeb.
Synonym: Neolloydia odorata, Cumarinia odorata
Family: Cactaceae
Coryphantha  odorata
Coryphantha odorata at Kuentz Nursery in early June
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade

Origin: Mexico (Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi)

Growth Habits: Clustering globose cactus, up to 1.5 inches tall (4 cm), up to 1.2 inches in diameter (3 cm); cylindrical tubercles, 0.4 inches long (1 cm); hairy axils; 3 or 4 hooked central spines, up to 1 inch long (2.5 cm); 7 to 9 white radials with brownish tips

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


Blooming Habits:
Diurnal yellowish pink flowers, 0.5 inch in diameter (1.2 cm), 0.6 inch long (1.5 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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