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Echinopsis chamaecereus - Cactus Plant

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Echinopsis chamaecereus is a type of cactus which is drought tolerant and grows somewhat cylindrical.

Sr Item name
1 Echinopsis chamaecereus - Cactus Plant
2 3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

It has an appearance with numerous small cylindrical tubercles. It is a bushy cactus with cylindrical branches. Flowers are generally large and are born individually on the areoles.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 3 inch (8 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Echinopsis chamaecereus
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 15 cm
Flower Colour Not defined
Bloom Time Not defined
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Keep in a bright sunny location.
  • Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
  • Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
  • Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
  • Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
  • While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
  • Required care in the winter season. If growing in a pot, then kept in indoors and growing in outside do mulching.

    Echinopsis chamaecereus care

    Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.

    Re-pot with the following proportions:3 parts of potting soil,1 part of grit (pumice),1 part of the horticultural-grade sand,1/2 part of the compost etc.

    Sunlight Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
    Watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
    Soil Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
    Temperature Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
    Fertilizer No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

    Echinopsis chamaecereus special feature

    Survivals and growers of the summer.

    Echinopsis chamaecereus uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Its color and the appearance is appreciated by the various gardens
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to grow echinops from seed?

    To grow plant through seed consider the following points
    1. Use a pot having a 3-inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
    2. Fill the pot with well-drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water.
    3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch.
    4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight.
    5. Seeds will germinate within two to four weeks.

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    How to propagate Echinopsis?

    Echinopsis is propagated by seed and offsets. Offsets are commonly used for propagating Echinopsis.
    1. To grow Echinopsis in pot, choose a pot having of 3-inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
    2. Separating offsets from leaves of the parent plant can be achieved by simply pulling them off.
    3. After removed, let these offsets dry out for a couple of days, so they can callous over and they are healed.
    4. Fill the pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the offset on top of the soil. Within a few weeks, they will begin forming roots.
    5. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight.

    How to make Echinopsis bloom?

    Consider the following points to bloom Echinopsis.
    1. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.
    2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich.
    3. Water-Water the plant when 3-4 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
    4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing Spring(February-March) and summer(April-June)season.

    How big do Echinopsis get?

    Echinopsis get up to 5 feet big.

    How to identify Echinopsis pachanoi?

    Echinopsis pachanoi is normally 10–20 feet tall and has multiple branches, usually extending from the base but will emerge around broken branches. White flowers are produced at the end of the stems they open at night and last for about two days.

    How long do Echinopsis flowers last?

    Most Echinopsis flowers last one day and they open at night.

    How long do Echinopsis live?

    Echinopsis live for 4-6 years long with proper care and maintenance.

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