Copiapoa dealbata

Diffusa nei dintorni della citta' di Carrizal, questa pianta forma cuscini molto grossi, fino ad oltre 2 mt di diametro. In habitat si trovano popolazioni con teste molto allungate ricoperte di spesso strato ceroso sia popolazioni molto piu' compatte e di dimensioni ridotte (ssp. carrizalensis).In coltivazione non ha grosse difficolta' di crescita e se ha le condizioni giuste, tende ad  assumere i colori carateristici

 

Widespread around the city of Carrizal, this plant forms very large cushions, up to over 2 meters in diameter. In habitats there are populations with very elongated heads covered with thick waxy layer, and populations much more compact and of reduced size (ssp. carrizalensis). In cultivation it does not have great difficulty of growth and if it has the right conditions, it tends to assume carateristic colors

 

cop dealbata
cop dealbata
dealbata, Carrizal bajo,semina 2009
dealbata, Carrizal bajo,semina 2009
dealbata, Llanos de challes, semina 2010
dealbata, Llanos de challes, semina 2010
Dealbata, Llanos de Challes, 2 years later
Dealbata, Llanos de Challes, 2 years later
Same plant in 2015.
Same plant in 2015.
Dealbata, queb Mala, sawn in 2010
Dealbata, queb Mala, sawn in 2010
Same plant in 2016
Same plant in 2016