Echinopsis carterpillar crest
Echinopsis carterpillar crest

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.


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Blooming Season Spring to summer.
Common Name Echinopsis cv. Magenta caterpillar
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Bright magenta
Frost Tolerance -5° C
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11b
Height 0-12 in.
Origin Garden origin
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Echinopsis carterpillar crest
Shape -
Sun Exposure Full sun
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teresita m.
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Love it

I ordered most of my cactiis here,good specimen and well taken care of plants.Highly recommended

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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.