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Echinocereus pulchellus var. amoenus
Scientific Name: Echinocereus pulchellus var. amoenus (Hemsl.) Kelsey & Dayton
Synonym: Echinopsis amoena, Echinocereus amoenus, Echinocereus amoenus var. aguirreanus, Echinocereus aguirreanus
Family: Cactaceae
Echinocereus  pulchellus var. amoenus
Echinocereus aguirreanus in June at Uhlig Nursery
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 9b-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: San Luis Potosi

Growth Habits: Solitary or slowly branching from the base, top-shaped, up to 5 inches in diameter (12 cm); 10-14 ribs; young areoles have 6 to 8 short spines, the lowest longer, while old ones are bare.

Watering Needs: Little water, needs porous well drained soil.


Blooming Habits:
Abundant magenta flowers, 2 inches long (5 cm), outside petals with a greenish midstripe.

Fruiting Habits:

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