Echinofossulocactus longispinus
Echinofossulocactus longispinus
Echinofossulocactus longispinus
Echinofossulocactus longispinus
Echinofossulocactus longispinus
Echinofossulocactus longispinus
Echinofossulocactus longispinus
Echinofossulocactus longispinus
Echinofossulocactus longispinus
Echinofossulocactus longispinus

Echinofossulocactus longispinus

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. 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. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

It is an easy to care cactus, recommended for any collection that needs lots of light with ample airflow.

Watering: The soil should be thoroughly wetted at each watering during the active growing season (spring and summer), water when the top 1,5- 2 cm of soil feels dry to the finger. Do not soak the soil during the dormant period.

Hardiness: Reputedly sensitive to frost, but less so if kept on the dry side prior to, and during cold weather.

Exposition: It likes strong sunshine but is tolerant and does well with light shade during the hot Summer months. Inside it needs bright light, and some direct sun. Subject to sunburn if exposed to direct sun for too long. Tends to bronze in strong light, which encourages flowering and heavy wool and spine production.

 

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

Blooming Season Late spring to summer
Common Name Nomen nudum
Dormancy Winter
Flower Pale pink
Frost Tolerance -5° C
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone -
Height 20 cm
Origin -
Scientific Name Echinofossulocactus longispinus
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Full sun

Echinofossulocactus longispinus


SKU: 730

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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 by request. 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 safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and 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.