Echinocereus Rusanthus Vulpicandae
Echinocereus Rusanthus Vulpicandae
Echinocereus Rusanthus Vulpicandae
Echinocereus Rusanthus Vulpicandae
Echinocereus Rusanthus Vulpicandae

Echinocereus Rusanthus Vulpicandae

Echinocereus russanthus is usually a single stemmed cactus that may branch and form clusters, some having as many as a dozen.
Stem: Erect, spheric to short cylindric, 8-30 tall and 4-8 cm in diameter; ribs 10-20, crests prominent, slightly to conspicuously undulate; areoles 3-12 mm apart.
Spines: Interlocking, bristle-like slender, typically reddish to brown (but also white or yellowish) obscuring the stems, radiating in all directions.
Flowers: 2-3,5 × 1,5-3 cm; rust-red, often with darker purplish maroon midstripes, anthers greenish-yellow.
Flowering: March - June.

In culture Echinocereus russanthus is without problems and regularly shows its small purplish flowers if we provide an adequate winter rest period. It is sensitive to overwatering (rot prone) needs good drainage, Keep drier and cool in winter. Need full sun; Very cold resistant hardy to -20° C or less for short periods of time.

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

Bloom Season Spring season
Botanical Name Echinocereus rusanthus
Common Name Hedgehog cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Canary yellow
Growth Habit Cylindrical
Hardiness Zone 5b10b
Mature Size 48 Cm
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 20° C
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Echinocereus Rusanthus Vulpicandae

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

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.

If you live in a cold climate and 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. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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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 safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Echinocereus Rusanthus Vulpicandae

Echinocereus russanthus is usually a single stemmed cactus that may branch and form clusters, some having as many as a dozen.
Stem: Erect, spheric to short cylindric, 8-30 tall and 4-8 cm in diameter; ribs 10-20, crests prominent, slightly to conspicuously undulate; areoles 3-12 mm apart.
Spines: Interlocking, bristle-like slender, typically reddish to brown (but also white or yellowish) obscuring the stems, radiating in all directions.
Flowers: 2-3,5 × 1,5-3 cm; rust-red, often with darker purplish maroon midstripes, anthers greenish-yellow.
Flowering: March - June.

In culture Echinocereus russanthus is without problems and regularly shows its small purplish flowers if we provide an adequate winter rest period. It is sensitive to overwatering (rot prone) needs good drainage, Keep drier and cool in winter. Need full sun; Very cold resistant hardy to -20° C or less for short periods of time.

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

Bloom Season Spring season
Botanical Name Echinocereus rusanthus
Common Name Hedgehog cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Canary yellow
Growth Habit Cylindrical
Hardiness Zone 5b10b
Mature Size 48 Cm
Native Area Mexico
Resistance 20° C
Sun Exposure Full sun

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