Echinocereus Brandegeei Et Fingers
(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Echinocereus brandegeei, also commonly known as ‘Et fingers’, can reach up to the height of 35 cm. These winter-dormant plants are frequently round in shape with tight spines. The Echinocereus brandegeei contains approximately 70 cacti species of varying sizes and shapes. It has its origin in California and belongs to the Cactaceae family.
Echinocereus brandegeei has a fast growth rate.
Et fingers cacti bloom mostly in the spring with colorful & showy White or pink flowers. They also bloom at other times of the year.
Watering and Feeding
Water this plant every two weeks from spring to fall, unless your plant has received rain. During summers, feed the cacti with a liquid cactus fertilizer. The rest of the year, there is no need to fertilize.
Echinocereus brandegeei prefers loose, sandy soil with good drainage. A potting mix designed specifically for cacti and succulents will provide ideal growing conditions for container plants.
This variety of cacti is frost-hardy. It has a frost tolerance of -5° C (23° F) and belongs to the hardiness zone of 9 to 12.
To grow and flower properly, Et fingers require full sun exposure, which means at least six hours of direct sunlight on most days.
These plants can be propagated by either offsets or seeds. To take an offset, carefully remove some roots while keeping others attached. Allow it to dry out in the open air until a callus forms on the cut end. Then, plant it in cactus potting soil in a bright, warm location.
Et fingers or Echinocereus brandegeei is the best succulent to have at your home and office. You must definitely buy this plant.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Et fingers|
|Hardiness Zone||9 to 12|
|Scientific Name||Echinocereus brandegeei|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|