(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).
Echinocereus ferreirianus is endemic to Baja California Mexico.
Grows on rocky mountains, low hills, slopes, and cliffs. It has been reported from shrub desert in pumice slopes, lava fields and in stony-loamy granite. The only threat is illegal collecting,
Echinocereus ferreirianus has stems 30-40 cm high and about 8 cm in diameter, and almost always 4 central spines.
Cultivation and Propagation: This plant from Baja California needs warmer winter temperatures, and can resist only occasional light frost, above -2C. It is sensitive to overwatering (rot prone) and needs good drainage. Fertilize with half-strength liquid fertilizer in summer. Keep absolutely dry in winter. Needs full sun;
Propagation: Seeds or cutting
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz