This plants native habitat is in the coastal deserts of Chile. This plant has a dark brown to bronze body color, very short black spines (or sometimes spineless) with a white wooly apex and freely offsets to form a tight mound. This plant produces a large taproot, careful watering is a must. It grows best in part shade with moderate water during the summer and little to no water during winter. The flower is a yellow bloom.
The plants we offer will vary in number of offsets, size and stem color.