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Echinopsis multiplex

Sea urchin cactus

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.3m
  • Spread0.3m
  • Growth HabitCactus-like
  • Flower ColourPink

Description

Echinopsis multiplex (Sea urchin cactus). A dark green cactus bearing pink flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

South America

Interest and use

Indoor

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • WaterDry

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

You can propagate by seeds or offsets in the spring or summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Mealy bugs.

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