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Echinopsis aurea

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Features

  • BloomsApril to July
  • Height0.15m
  • Growth HabitCactus-like
  • Flower ColourOrange yellow

Description

Echinopsis aurea. This is a columnar dark green cactus native to Argentina bearing yellow-orange flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Succulent or Cactus

Origin

South America

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessTender tropical (min 23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost tender, min 5C, and will require full sun and well drained soil. It is easy to grow and will adapted well from long periods of neglect.

Propagation

Propagate in spring and summer from seed and readily produced offsets.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Mealy bugs

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