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Arrojadoa aureispina HU154 SEEDS

Arrojadoa aureispina HU154 SEEDS

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Arrojadoa aureispina HU154 refers to a specific collection number within the Arrojadoa genus, highlighting a cactus with unique characteristics. This particular variant, collected under the collection number HU154, is noted for its golden spines, hence the name "aureispina," meaning "golden spined." Like other members of the Arrojadoa family, it is native to Brazil and exhibits a columnar growth habit, with the potential to branch out and form clusters. The golden spines provide not only a stunning visual contrast against the green stems but also serve as a defense mechanism. It blooms with attractive flowers that further add to its ornamental appeal.

Cultivation from Seeds:

  1. Seed Preparation: Seeds of Arrojadoa aureispina HU154 typically do not require pre-treatment but soaking them in lukewarm water for a few hours can improve germination rates by softening the seed coats.

  2. Sowing: Plant the seeds in a well-draining cactus mix, lightly covering them with soil or simply pressing them into the surface. They need light for germination, so avoid burying them deeply.

  3. Germination Environment: Place the seed container in a warm, brightly lit area but out of direct sunlight. The ideal germination temperature is between 20-25°C (68-77°F). Covering the container with a clear plastic lid or wrap can help maintain humidity.

  4. Watering: Water the seeds gently to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. Ensure proper drainage to prevent seed rot.

  5. Germination Time: Seeds should start to germinate within a few weeks, although some may take longer. Patience is essential.

  6. Seedling Care: Once the seedlings emerge, gradually acclimate them to less humid conditions by removing the cover for short periods each day.

  7. Transplanting: When seedlings are large enough to handle and have developed a few true spines, carefully transplant them into individual pots with suitable well-draining soil.

  8. Ongoing Care: Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry completely between waterings. Provide bright, indirect light and protect from extreme temperatures.

Cultivating Arrojadoa aureispina HU154 from seeds is a rewarding experience, offering enthusiasts the chance to grow a cactus with distinctive golden spines and beautiful flowering, enhancing any collection with its unique appearance.


Botanical family: Cactaceae

Botanical genus: Arrojadoa

Botanical species: Arrojadoa aureispina HU154

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