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Stenocactus multicostatus

Native range: Northern Mexico

Known names:  Brain Cactus, Wave Cactus

Hardiness: Keep above freezing, can handle very mild freezing

Mature Size: ~2" tall, ~3" wide

Light: Half day sun - full sun

Water: Water during growing season but avoid watering during heatwaves

Soil: Succulent mix

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: N/A

Plant Size: Grown in 2.5" pot


Low-growing cactus with LOTS of ribs, usually 50-100! Spines can vary plant-to-plant since they're seed grown. Pink flowers appear from the crown of the plant in spring. 

Stenocactus multicostatus [2.5"]

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