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
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Early summer|
|Frost Tolerance||10 f|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Scientific Name||Echinocereus Enneacanthus Strawberry Cactus|
|Sun Exposure||Partial sun|