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Eriosyce chilensis var. chilensis
Scientific Name: Eriosyce chilensis var. chilensis (Hildmann) Kattermann
Synonym: Pyrrhocactus krausii, Pyrrhocactus chilensis, Neochilenia chilensis, Chilenia chilensis, Echinocactus chilensis, Neoporteria chilensis, Euporteria chilensis
Family: Cactaceae
Eriosyce  chilensis var. chilensis
Eriosyce chilensis var. chilensis at the Desert Botanical Garden in early February
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to at least 25F (-4C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Good heat tolerance

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: Coast of Chile

Growth Habits: Solitary, up to 12 inches tall (30 cm), 4 inches across (10 cm)

Watering Needs: Somewhat rot prone

Propagation: Seeds

Eriosyce  chilensis var. chilensis

Eriosyce chilensis HBG 52890 ex Gay 4446

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