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Echinocereus fendleri ssp. hempelii
Scientific Name: Echinocereus fendleri ssp. hempelii (Fobe) W.Blum
Synonym: Echinocereus hempelii
Family: Cactaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 9b-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Probably northern Mexico, unknown in the wild

Growth Habits: Solitary or slowly basally branching, dark green, 6 to 8 inches tall (15-20 cm), 2.4 to 2.8 inches in diameter (6-7 cm); 8 to 10 tuberculate ribs; white round areoles; no central spine; 3 to 6 spreading white needle-like radials with brown or blackish tips.

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


Blooming Habits:
Violet flowers with obtuse toothed petals, 2.4 to 3.2 inches long (6-8 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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