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Copiapoa cinerea KIKKO GREY X Copiapoa hypogaea SAB5

Copiapoa cinerea KIKKO GREY X Copiapoa hypogaea SAB5

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Copiapoa hybrids refer to cultivated varieties that result from the crossbreeding of different species within the Copiapoa genus, which is part of the cactus family. This genus is native to the desert regions of northern Chile, where it has adapted to thrive in harsh, arid environments. The hybrids are often created by enthusiasts and botanists to combine desirable traits from different species, such as unique forms, colorful flowers, or enhanced resilience to various growing conditions.

Hybridization in Copiapoa can produce a wide range of visual and physiological variations, leading to unique specimens that might not occur naturally. These hybrids can showcase a variety of sizes, spine configurations, body shapes, and flower colors. Hybridizing cacti, including Copiapoa, is a common practice among cactus enthusiasts who aim to create plants with specific aesthetic qualities or to increase genetic diversity within cultivated collections.

Copiapoa hybrids might be created for various reasons, including:

  1. Aesthetic Appeal: Combining species to create plants with unique shapes, sizes, or colors.
  2. Environmental Adaptability: Developing hybrids that can tolerate different or more challenging growing conditions than their parent species.
  3. Conservation: Helping to preserve rare or endangered species by increasing genetic diversity through controlled crossbreeding.


  1. Light: Provide the hybrid with plenty of sunlight, as both parent species prefer bright light conditions. Place it in a location where it can receive direct sunlight for several hours each day.

  2. Soil: Use a well-draining cactus mix for planting, ensuring good drainage to prevent waterlogging. A mix of sand, perlite, and potting soil works well.

  3. Watering: Allow the soil to dry out between waterings to prevent root rot. Water sparingly, especially during the winter months when the plant is dormant.

  4. Temperature: This hybrid can tolerate a range of temperatures but prefers warm conditions during the growing season. Protect it from frost, as it is not cold-hardy.

  5. Potting: Repot the hybrid as needed to provide room for growth. Use a pot with drainage holes and avoid using a pot that is too large, as Copiapoa species prefer snug conditions.

  6. Fertilization: Feed the hybrid sparingly during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength. Avoid fertilizing during the winter months.



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