Ariocarpus retusus specimen 2:

  • Ariocarpus retusus specimen 2
  • Ariocarpus retusus specimen 2

Never grafted, and much older than its youthful appearance lets on, this Ariocarpus retusus will improve any collection. A. retusus are spineless cacti, one of the few, and grow on limestone rocky slopes—often under/next to scrubby desert bushes. They growing exceedingly slowly, so hold this one tight and grow old together.

Water: Water more frequently in the spring and summer, during its growing season. 

Sun Exposure: Some shade to full sun. 

Soil: 60% pumice + 40% regular potting mix or Stone Eaters Soil.

Temperature: Keep above 50°F.

Fertilize: During the spring/summer growing season with Super Kabuto Fertilizer.


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Regular price $200.00


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  • Plants ship bare root, pot/soil not included.
  • If you are ordering from an area with weather below 32 degrees, please purchase a heat pack and use priority shipping. If you decline to do this Cactus Store is not responsible for damaged plants. Heat Pack $3.00