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Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp. dickisoniae
Scientific Name: Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp. dickisoniae (Glass & R.A.Foster) N.P.Taylor
Synonym: Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus var. dickisoniae, Neolloydia schmiedickeana var. dickisoniae, Turbinicarpus dickisoniae, Turbinicarpus gracilis ssp. dickisoniae, Pediocactus schmiedickeanus var. dickisoniae
Family: Cactaceae
Listed in CITES Appendix 1
Turbinicarpus  schmiedickeanus ssp. dickisoniae
Neolloydia schmiedickeana var. dickisoniae in the HBG greenhouse (HBG 60024)
Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25F (-4C) for a short period

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to part sun

Origin: Mexico (Nuevo Len: Aramberri)

Growth Habits: Solitary globose dark greyish green stem, up to 1 inch wide (2.5 cm); tubercles in 8 to 13 spirals; 1 to 3 twisted centrals up to 0.8 inch long (2 cm); about 23 fine radial spines on young areoles.

Watering Needs:


Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp. dickisoniae, picture by Gordon Smith

Blooming Habits:
White flowers, up to 0.8 inch long (2 cm), 0.6 inch wide (1.5 cm), occasionally with reddish midstripe.

Fruiting Habits:

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