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Quisco Peludo
Scientific Name: Eriosyce villosa (Monv.) F. Kattermann
Synonym: Chileniopsis polyraphis, Neoporteria villosa var. cephalophora, Neoporteria cephalophora, Chilenia cephalophora, Neoporteria planiceps, Neoporteria villosa var. atrispinosa, Euporteria atrispinosa, Chilenia atrispinosa, Neoporteria atrispinosa, Cactus villosus, Bridgesia polyraphis, Euporteria cephalophora, Neoporteria villosa, Euporteria villosa, Bridgesia villosa, Chileniopsis villosa, Neoporteria laniceps, Neoporteria polyraphis, Echinocactus polyraphis
Family: Cactaceae
Quisco Peludo (Eriosyce  villosa)
as Neoporteria laniceps at Holly Gate
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Chile (Atacama)

Growth Habits: Solitary, 6 inches tall (15 cm), 3 inches in diameter (8 cm)

Watering Needs: Extremely root prone, needs good drainage.


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