Echinocereus armatus
Echinocereus armatus
Echinocereus armatus
Echinocereus armatus
Echinocereus armatus
Echinocereus armatus
Echinocereus armatus

Echinocereus armatus

(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)

Flowers: scented magenta-pink

Cultivation and propagation: Echinocereus armatus is without problems and regularly shows its beautiful flowers if we provide an adequate winter rest period. It is sensitive to overwatering (rot prone), needs good drainage. Keep drier and cool in winter. Needs full sun; cold resistant hardy to -5° (-10°) C or less for short periods of time.

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Blooming Season Spring
Common Name Armored hedgehog cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Yellow
Frost Tolerance -10°
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 10
Height 15-20 cm
Origin California
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Echinocereus armatus
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Full sun
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mike k.
United States United States

This is one of three species I purchased

All plants were expertly packed and shipped to me. One plant had a small crack and it was replaced quickly no cost to me. A great place to purchase a great variety of cactus or succulents.

Echinocereus armatus

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.