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Echinocereus rigidissimus ssp. rubispinus
Scientific Name: Echinocereus rigidissimus ssp. rubispinus (Frank & Lau) N.P.Taylor
Synonym: Echinocereus pectinatus var. rubispinus, Echinocereus rigidissimus var. rubispinus
Family: Cactaceae
Echinocereus  rigidissimus ssp. rubispinus Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Light frost only

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (Chihuahua)

Growth Habits: Generally solitary, up to 8 inches tall (20 cm), up to 2 inches in diameter (5 cm).

Watering Needs: Rot prone, keep dry in winter.

Propagation: Seeds

Echinocereus rigidissimus ssp. rubispinus, picture by Gordon Smith

Blooming Habits:
Small number of pink flowers with a white center in early summer, 2.8 inches in diameter (7 cm).

Fruiting Habits:

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