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Scientific Name: Echinocereus stoloniferus W. Marshall
Family: Cactaceae
Biznaguita (Echinocereus  stoloniferus)
Echinocereus stoloniferus ssp. tayopensis
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 9b-11
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 20 F (-7C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (southeastern Sonora)

Growth Habits: Propagating using underground stolons, greyish green stems 3.6 to 12 inches tall (9-30 cm), 2 inches in diameter (5 cm); (11 to) 14 to 16 ribs; areoles 0.2 inch apart (5 mm), the young ones have brown felt; 3 to 5 central spines, one longer in the lower part of the areole; 10 to 12 radials

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


Blooming Habits:
Yellow flowers. Red fruits, very spiny.

Fruiting Habits:

Cactaceas De Sonora, Mexico: Su Diversidad, Uso Y Conservacion

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