Ariocarpus retusus


Description: 

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The Ariocarpus retusus is a species of cactus, from the genus Ariocarpus, found mainly in Mexico. It is one of the largest, and fastest growing, species of the genus. Despite its slow growth, often taking 10 years to reach flowering age, the retusus is a desirable cactus for cultivation, having attractive flowers and an interesting form. It is also one of the easiest cacti to grow from the genus.

Medicinal applications:

In traditional medicine, the Ariocarpus retusus has been used to treat fever.

**BEFORE USING ANY PLANT FOR ITS MEDICINAL PROPERTIES, THE CACTUS KING ADVISES TO SEEK THE OPINION OF A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL**

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
9a - 11
Family: 
Cactaceae
Flower : 
Pinkish-white/White
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Full sun to partial shade
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Moderate to dry
Speed of Growth: 
Slow
Mature Height: 
6"
Mature Width: 
12"

Corporate Clients (The King hangs hard)

Movies:

RoboCop (1987)
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Hot Pursuit (2015)

Television:

USA Network's Queen of the South (2019)

Botanical Gardens:

New York Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City Zoo/Botanical Gardens
Mercer Arboretum in Houston, Texas
Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Zoos:

Houston, TX Zoo
San Antonio, TX Zoo

Other Clientele:

Houston, TX Rodeo

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Sunday:
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Addresses & Contact Information

Physical Address (IN-PERSON VISITS):
7900 I-45N
Houston TX, 77037

We're located directly next to the Taj Inn.
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Lyn Rathburn
PO Box 16099
Houston, TX 77222

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