Lady Finger Cactus
Echinocereus pentalophus
 

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
Other scientific names Echinocereus pentalophus var. pentalophus, Echinocereus leptacanthus

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 6 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -23°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • pink
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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Leaf color
  • green