How to grow Echinocereus subinermis

Echinocereus subinermis growing cactus of the genus Echinocereus also known as Globular cactus, Echinocereus subinermis perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, mediterranean, subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b-12a.

Stem color green and can be also red the shape is round to oval spines cover the angles of the stem.

Echinocereus subinermis flowers

Flower color yellow, the flower bloom on top of the stem.

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Requirements for Echinocereus subinermis growing and care:

More than -2C, dry soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Doesn’t like too much water

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Snails, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead parts

Size of the plant?
10-30cm, 4-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Yellow flowers, the flower bloom on top of the stem

Scientific name:

Echinocereus subinermis

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