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Echinopsis schickendantzii
Scientific Name: Echinopsis schickendantzii F.A.C. Weber in Bois
Synonym: Trichocereus volcanensis, Trichocereus schickendantzii, Trichocereus manguinii, Echinopsis manguinii, Trichocereus shaferi
Family: Cactaceae
Echinopsis  schickendantzii
Trichocereus volcanensis at Holly Gate Nursery
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 16,17,21-24
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Frost tender

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Outside full sun or afternoon shade, inside needs bright light, and some direct sun..

Origin: Northwestern Argentina

Growth Habits: Branching basally, stems up to 14 inches long (35 cm), 4 inches in diameter (10 cm); 14 prominent ribs; whitish areoles, 0.2 to 0.4 inch apart (5-10 mm); 10 spines, 0.5 inch long (12 mm)

Watering Needs: Little water, needs good drainage


Blooming Habits:
Unscented white flowers, opened day or night, up to 8 inches long (20 cm), followed by edible fruit.

Fruiting Habits:

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