Denmoza rhodacantha var. diamantina

Synonyms:

-Denmoza diamantina

Habitat:

-Denmoza diamantina is native of the mountains of Mendoza, in Argentina.

Description:

-Denmoza rhodacantha var. diamantina is a spiny cactus, whose spines are strong and sharp. Denmozas grow slowly. Young plants are globous,but become column shaped (o.5 to 1.5 cm high) during the years. The Denmozas’ diameters goes from 15 to 30 cm and these plants only bloom when they reached an adequate size. The flowers are red with white hair on the tube.

Cultivation:

-Denmoza diamantina is a very slow growing plant, it prefers full sun and well drained soil. It’s a very easy plant to grow because it doesn’t necessitate special precautions.

Propagation:

-It propagates by seeds.

Curiosity:

-Its name come from Rio Diamante, a river in the region of Mendoza.

Official Web Site:
www.giromagi.com

Italian Blog:
www.giromagicactus.com

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