Hedgehog Cactus
Echinocereus
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines Watering only during summer.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Cacti fertilizer (e.g. N3-P1-K5).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers hot summer (average over 22 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate desert

Photo

Names

Family Cactaceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 6 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -23°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • cream
  • pink
  • red
Leaf color
  • green