Echinocereus Fitchii
Echinocereus Fitchii
Echinocereus Fitchii
Echinocereus Fitchii
Echinocereus Fitchii
Echinocereus Fitchii
Echinocereus Fitchii
Echinocereus Fitchii
Echinocereus Fitchii
Echinocereus Fitchii
Echinocereus Fitchii
Echinocereus Fitchii

Echinocereus fitchii

Flowers: pink-purple with dark burgundy center.
Blooming season: late April / early May to late June.

Growth rate: It grows well, though slowly. but it’s susceptible to rotting if too wet.

Exposure: It likes a sunny position also blasting sun in summer. If grown indoor provide 4 to 6 hours, or more, direct morning or afternoon sun.

Watering: It is sensitive to overwatering (rot prone). Needs a very good drainage to avoid rotting but requires more moisture than true desert cacti to grow and produce flowers.
Hardiness: It its natural environment it is very cold resistant from -10° to -25° C or less for short periods of time. During winter months, put them in a cool luminous place and encourage them to enter winter dormancy by withholding water over the winter as they will etiolate, or become thin, due to lower levels of light.
Maintenance: Repot every two years. Needs lots and lots of space to grow.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Late winterearly summer
Botanical Name Echinocereus Fitchii
Common Name Fitch's hedgehog cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Fuchsia (redpurple)
Growth Habit cylindrical
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 8b to 11
Mature Size Under 6 in.
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 5° (10°) C
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Echinocereus Fitchii

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Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Echinocereus fitchii

Flowers: pink-purple with dark burgundy center.
Blooming season: late April / early May to late June.

Growth rate: It grows well, though slowly. but it’s susceptible to rotting if too wet.

Exposure: It likes a sunny position also blasting sun in summer. If grown indoor provide 4 to 6 hours, or more, direct morning or afternoon sun.

Watering: It is sensitive to overwatering (rot prone). Needs a very good drainage to avoid rotting but requires more moisture than true desert cacti to grow and produce flowers.
Hardiness: It its natural environment it is very cold resistant from -10° to -25° C or less for short periods of time. During winter months, put them in a cool luminous place and encourage them to enter winter dormancy by withholding water over the winter as they will etiolate, or become thin, due to lower levels of light.
Maintenance: Repot every two years. Needs lots and lots of space to grow.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Late winterearly summer
Botanical Name Echinocereus Fitchii
Common Name Fitch's hedgehog cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Fuchsia (redpurple)
Growth Habit cylindrical
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 8b to 11
Mature Size Under 6 in.
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 5° (10°) C
Sun Exposure Full sun

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