Hardy cactus from Chile, forming cushions of spiny heads. Fruits follow the creamy yellow flowers. I have just a single seedling, so I get one shot at trying to overwinter a plant and see it do its thing in our garden.
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from NARGS '10/'11 exchange. Baggy 70F (2w) - 35F (5w) - 70F (4w; 17%G, 3d)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 35F (8w) - 70F (4w; no G)
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March 09, 2012