Echinopsis ancistrophora ssp. arachnacantha [large]

$6.99
 
SKU:
P30196

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Echinopsis ancistrophora ssp. arachnacantha (previously Lobivia) (Rausch): A small, easy-to-grow cactus with spectacularly showy blooms and green to purple stems. It gets its Latin name for its spider-like spines that dot 15-20 rib of tiny tubercles. Each stem tends to stay under 2.0" wide but they can produce offsets and form clusters. Its vibrant, yellow orange flowers are perched on tall, slender floral tubes. This plant is fully rooted in a 3.5" pot.

This cactus variety will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures it can be brought indoors to grow on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. Cactus need bright sunlight, great drainage, and infrequent water to prevent rot. Pick containers with drainage holes and use well-draining cactus and succulent soil with 70% to 80% mineral grit such as coarse sand, pumice, or perlite. Water deeply and wait for the soil to completely dry out before watering again. Keep dry in winter.

Full Cactus Guide

Color - Primary

Purple / Black

Color - Secondary

Green / Lime

Bloom Color

Orange Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 10 (30F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

Under 3"

Growth Habit / Shape

Low Growing / Creeping

Growth Habit / Shape

Clumping / Mounding

Product Format

3.5" Pot

Special Characteristic

Slow Grower

Special Characteristic

Showy Blooms

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