This petite grafted cactus is densely covered in subtle, yet striking brown areoles, with short, white pectinate spines. The Rebutia heliosa produces an abundance of bright orange, funnel-shaped flowers throughout spring.
Requires a full sun position, with a minimum of 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. Water very sparingly and allow to soil to completely dry out before watering. Cacti prefer to remain snug in their pots, so refrain from repotting too frequently, and only do so in spring/ summer months. Use a well-draining potting mix, ideally one specifically formulated for cacti/ succulents, and fertilise with a cacti/ succulent specific fertiliser in spring to encourage rigorous growth.
PLEASE NOTE: All pictures are of plants currently for sale or previously sold at The Tropic Gardener. The plant photographed should be used as an indication of size and quality only and may not be the exact plant you receive. Form and colour will vary slightly.
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