Echinocereus Enneacanthus Strawberry Cactus
(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of 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).
This is also known as Strawberry cactus or strawberry hedgehog cactus and has cylindrical stems, forming dense or lax clumps either loose decumbent or erect, with 20-100 branches usually before flowering. The stems are a pale to bright green and get to be up to 3.3 feet long and 5.6 inches in diameter. Radial spines are needle like, slightly curved and brownish and up to 1.5 feet long. Central spines are slightly curved, white, tan brown or grey and often nearly black. These can be up to 3ft long. The flowers are funnel-shaped, purple-red to pink in varying shades with deep reddish throat and up to 4.4inches in diameter. The flowers bloom in early spring during mid-morning.
Hardiness: 20-50 °F
Water: moderate/ dry in winter
Sun: Full sun to partial shade
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 for an additional $3.00. 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 save to ship. Care instructions: Care instructions are included in every package you order. Shipping details and customer service policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. 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.
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