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Tephrocactus molinensis
Scientific Name: Tephrocactus molinensis (Speg.) Backeb.
Synonym: Opuntia molinensis, Maihueniopsis molinensis
Family: Cactaceae
Tephrocactus  molinensis Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Argentina (Salta, Los Molinos)

Growth Habits: Small clumping succulent, the stem segments drop easily

Watering Needs:


The name 'molinensis' comes from 'Los Molinos', name of the original location.

Tephrocactus  molinensis

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