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Lophophora williamsii

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Lophophora williamsii | West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex, CO6
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.5 litres
£3.99

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Plant Finder: about Lophophora williamsii

Common names

Dumpling cactus, Mescal buttons, Peyote

Description

Lophophora williamsii (Dumpling cactus). They are a slow-growing, flat-crowned cactus it can be solitary or branch into tight colonies, and is about 5cm tall. The dumpling-like, bluish green, ribbed stem is lightly covered with areoles sprouting short white hairs. The flowers are beautiful with light pink blooms.

Cultivation

The plants grow in full sun in very well-drained soil.

Interest and use

Peyote has been used medicinally and in ritual by Native Americans for possibly up to 5,500 years.

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Lophophora williamsii | West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex, CO6 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex, CO6
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