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Echinocactus pottsii

Eagles claw

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height1.3m
  • Growth HabitCactus-like
  • Flower ColourYellow

Description

Echinocactus pottsii (Eagles claw). This perennial cacti is a grey-green colour, the cactus flowers are yellow.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Cactus

Origin

Mexico

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

When grown under glass use a standard cactus compost with full light, When grown outdoors grow in a fertile well drained soil with full sun.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for mealy bugs when young.

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