(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 subinermis v. luteus
Description: Ii is a beautiful golden-flowered cactus with bluish green, more or less purplish, stems. Old individuals attain a height of 30 cm rarely.
Flowers: Flowers pale yellow, delicately sweet-scented, 7 cm. Outer perianth segments streaked with red. Inner perianth segments lemon-yellow, oblanceolate, acute. Filaments light yellow, stigmas deep green.
Waterings: Water regularly from March to October. Rot prone in winter, it needs good drainage.
Hardiness: It cannot tolerate much frost.
Exposition: It does not like full harsh sun.
Blooming season: Spring and summer. The individual flowers will last up to six days. Blooming generally begins 4 to 5 years after sowing, as the plant matures.
Cultivation: This cactus is cultivated and highly priced for its flowers. It is among the easiest species to grow and propagate. Water regularly from March to October. It cannot tolerate much frost and does not like full harsh sun either.
Frost Tolerance: Hardy to -2°C.
Propagation: Seeds and cuttings.
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.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz