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PlantFiles: Echinopsis
Echinopsis camarguensis

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Echinopsis (ek-in-OP-sis) (Info)
Species: camarguensis (kuh-mar-gu-EN-sis) (Info)

Synonym:Trichocereus camarguensis

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive AarronIkarus On Sep 12, 2008, AarronIkarus from Onalaska, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:

This plant is a native of Chuquisaca, Bolivia. If it blooms at night, I may have to take it home to get a picture of the flower.

Neutral Xenomorf On Jan 21, 2005, Xenomorf from Valley of the Sun, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

Columnar-type cactus.
Flowers are funnel-formed, white & bloom at night. (another night blooming ceriod)

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phoenix, Arizona
San Marino, California



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