Photo by Melody

PlantFiles: Echinopsis
Echinopsis maximiliana

bookmark
Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Echinopsis (ek-in-OP-sis) (Info)
Species: maximiliana

Synonym:Lobivia maximiliana
Synonym:Echinopsis maximiliana subsp. caespitosa
Synonym:Echinopsis maximiliana subsp. westii
Synonym:Lobivia intermedia
Synonym:Lobivia sicuaniensis

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 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:
Red
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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
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

Click thumbnail
to view:

By growin
Thumbnail #1 of Echinopsis maximiliana by growin

By palmbob
Thumbnail #2 of Echinopsis maximiliana by palmbob

By palmbob
Thumbnail #3 of Echinopsis maximiliana by palmbob

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Xenomorf On Jan 23, 2005, Xenomorf from Valley of the Sun, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

This plant clusters.
Blooms are red with orange-yellow throats.

Additional synonyms: Lobivia charazanensis, Lobivia westii, Lobivia corbula, Lobivia miniatiflora, Lobivia caespitosa, Lobivia hermanniana, Lobivia cariquinensis, Lobivia cruciaureispina, Lobivia pseudocariquinensis, Lobivia westii var. intermedia, Lobivia pentlandii var. maximiliana, Lobivia maximiliana subsp. caespitosa, Lobivia maximiliana subsp. westii, Echinopsis caespitosa, Echinopsis pentlandii var. maximiliana



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America