Argentine Hedgehog

 

Echinopsis huascha

(formerly Trichocereus)

 

Cactaceae

 

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Form: Cactus
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 2 ft by 3 ft
Leaves
: n/a
Flowers
: Orange or red blooms, spring to summer
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Spine covered, clumps of columns
Range/Origin
: Argentina
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 8-10, 12, 24, 10o F

Comments: Thorns, spectacular flowers

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full to partial sun

         Water: Low

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Cuttings, seeds

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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