Neochilenia Heinrichiana Setosiflora Eriosyce Heinrichiana Var. Setosiflora
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Neochilenia heinrichiana setosiflora is one of the appealing species in the Cactaceae family. It has a common name ‘Eriosyce heinrichiana var. Setosiflora’ and grows up to 20 cm (7.8 in.) in height. This cactus goes dormant in winters and originates from Chile.
The growth rate of Neochilenia Setosiflora is slow.
The plant blooms with attractive pink shade flowers in the summer season.
Water and Feeding/Fertilizer
This cactus is prone to root rots and needs good drainage. Thus, watering should be regular in the summer season but avoid overwatering. In winters, when the temperature is below 10 degrees, it is suggested to keep it dry.
These cacti need well-drained soil to grow.
Eriosyce heinrichiana var. Setosiflora belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11 and has a frost tolerance of -5° C (23° F) for a short period.
This variety of Neochilenia needs full sunlight to partial shade.
The propagation of this plant is possible through stem cuttings or offsets. Repotting in the spring season is recommended when the roots become cramped.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||During the winter|
|Common Name||Eriosyce heinrichiana v. Setosiflora|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Hardiness Zone||10b to 11|
|Scientific Name||Neochilenia setosiflora|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|