Easter Lily Cactus
Echinopsis
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
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

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Names

Other common names Hedgehog Cactus, Sea-Urchin Cactus
Family Cactaceae
Other scientific names Lobivia, Trichocereus

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • orange
  • pale pink
  • pink
  • red
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green