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Echinocactus ingens

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Art. 23706
Available: 6

Size:
Pot: 6,5 cm.
Family:
Cactaceae
Origin:
Mexico
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Description:

It is a slow-growing, solitary, globular cactus that can cluster over time, considered as the largest one of the barrel-shaped cacti. Its body is of a dark green color, slightly concave at the apex, where, over time, a thick white down similar to a pillow is formed. It has multiple well furrowed ribs, equipped with numerous downy areoles of a white-yellowish color, from which long and rigid gray-brownish spines emerge. Flowering occurs in spring-summer only on large plants, blooming with many small yellow flowers that form a ring at the apex of the plant.

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Plant care:

It likes an exposure to full sun in rather airy locations.

It is preferable to keep it at mild temperatures and never below 8 °C, for this reason it is recommended to shelter it during the winter period.

Water moderately but only when the soil is completely dry. It is enough to water it once a week in spring and summer, reduce watering to once every two months in autumn, and to suspend it completely in winter.

The best option is a substrate suitable for cactaceae, as long as it is well draining.

They do not need frequent fertilization, it is sufficient to dilute the fertilizer with watering once a year.