Echinocereus metornii


-Echinocereus fobeanus subs. metornii


-It is endemic of Coahuila (Mexico).


-Echinocereus metornii is a tiny, clustering cactus. Its flowers are very large for such a tiny plant: E. metornii is expected to bloom after 2-5 years.


-It needs full sun, a well-drained soil to avoid rot. Don’t overwater! Keep dry and cool in winter. It is cold resistant for short period of time.


-Propagate by cuttings (branches grow from the base) or by seeds.


-It naturally grows in the desert scrub.

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