(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: The Echinopsis melanopotamicus is a summer grower species that offers no cultivation difficulties. Water regularly in summer (but do not overwater). It needs good drainage and very porous soil, keep rather dry in winter. It is quite frost resistant if kept dry (hardy to -10°C). Needs a bright exposure, full sun or half shade in summer.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Echinocactus leucanthus|
|Frost Tolerance||-10° C|
|Scientific Name||Echinopsis melanopotamica|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|