Cabeca de Frade

Latin name: Melocactus bahiensis
Common name: Cabeca de Frade
Plant group:
Cacti
Plant family:
Notocacteae
Climate:
Subocean climate
Minimal temperature: 13°C (55°F)
Optimal temperature: 24-26°C (75-78°F)
Recommended place:
mid-shade
Soil:
cactus soil
Plant form:
roundish
Height: 50 cm (19.5 in.)
Flower color:
pink
Repotting: every 36 months (3 years)
Rarity: no
Pests:
Woolly schield louse (Pseudococcidae)
Diseases:
Basal rot (Sclerotium cacticola)
Fire Blight  (Erwinia)
Bacterial wilt (Pseudomonas)
Bacterial diseases ()
Fungal wilt (Verticillium)
Yellow fungus (Fusarium oxysporum)
Origin country:
Brazil
Origin zone:
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Flowering period            
Availability on market