Echinopsis carterpillar crest
(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).
Cultivation and propagation: It is a summer grower species that offers no cultivation difficulties, but it is very slow growing. Water regularly in summer (but do not overwater) keep rather dry in winter. Feed with a high potassium fertilizer in summer. It is quite cold tolerant if kept dry (hardy to -5° C). Need a bright exposure, full sun or half shade in summer.
Flowers: Large, bright magenta.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Spring to summer.|
|Common Name||Echinopsis cv. Magenta caterpillar|
|Frost Tolerance||-5° C|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||10a to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Echinopsis carterpillar crest|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|