Mesa Verde Cactus

Sclerocactus Mesae-Verdae

plant type:
shrub
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cool
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
Alkaline

Location

Min elevation:
4800
Max elevation:
5700
Counties: 
Apache

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Slow
Germination rate: 
NA

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
Cold
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resilience

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Not commonly available
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