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Ariocarpus trigonus var. major LM35

Ariocarpus trigonus var. major LM35

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Description of Ariocarpus trigonus var. major

Ariocarpus trigonus var. major is a remarkable succulent renowned for its unique appearance and resilience. Native to Mexico, particularly in the states of Coahuila and Nuevo León, this variety of Ariocarpus features triangular-shaped stems with pronounced ridges and tubercles. Its stems typically display shades of green, sometimes tinged with reddish-brown or purple hues. The surface is often covered with a delicate layer of fine white hairs, adding to its distinctive texture. During the blooming season, it may produce stunning white or pink flowers that contrast beautifully with its foliage.

Cultivation Tips for Ariocarpus trigonus var. major

For successful cultivation of Ariocarpus trigonus var. major, consider the following expert tips:

  1. Soil and Potting: Plant Ariocarpus trigonus var. major in well-draining soil mixtures, such as a blend of cactus potting mix, perlite, and coarse sand. Ensure the pot has adequate drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.

  2. Sunlight Exposure: Place the plant in a location where it can receive plenty of sunlight, preferably in a south-facing window or outdoors in full sun. Adequate sunlight is essential for healthy growth and flowering.

  3. Watering: Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out completely between waterings. During the winter months, reduce watering to prevent rot and mimic its natural dormancy period.

  4. Temperature: Ariocarpus trigonus var. major thrives in warm temperatures ranging from 70°F to 90°F (21°C to 32°C) during the growing season. Protect the plant from frost and extreme cold temperatures.

  5. Fertilization: Apply a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half-strength once a month during the growing season. Refrain from fertilizing during the dormant period.

  6. Pest and Disease Control: Monitor the plant regularly for signs of pests such as spider mites or mealybugs. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

  7. Repotting: Repot Ariocarpus trigonus var. major every 2-3 years in spring, using fresh potting mix and slightly larger containers to accommodate root growth.

By following these expert cultivation tips, you can ensure the optimal growth and health of Ariocarpus trigonus var. major in your home or garden, creating a stunning focal point for your succulent collection.


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