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Eriosyce subgibbosa var. subgibbosa
Scientific Name: Eriosyce subgibbosa var. subgibbosa (Haw.) F. Kattermann
Synonym: Neoporteria rapifera, Echinocactus rostratus, Neoporteria subgibbosa, Neoporteria subcylindrica, Euporteria subcylindrica, Chilenia subcylindrica, Hildmannia rostrata, Neochilenia rostrata, Neoporteria subgibbosa var. microsperma, Neoporteria microsperma, Chilenia castaneoides, Echinocactus castaneoides, Neoporteria castaneoides, Echinocactus subgibbosus, Neoporteria subgibbosa, Chilenia rostrata
Family: Cactaceae
Eriosyce  subgibbosa var. subgibbosa
Eriosyce subgibbosa littoralis at the Desert Botanical Garden in late March
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: Chile

Growth Habits: Solitary, up to 3 feet tall (90 cm), 4 inches wide (10 cm)

Watering Needs: Somewhat rot prone

Propagation: Seeds


Eriosyce  subgibbosa var. subgibbosa

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