How to grow Escobaria chaffeyi

Escobaria chaffeyi grow and care – cactus of the genus Escobaria also known as Pincushion cactus or Foxtail cactus, Escobaria chaffeyi perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in desert, subtropics, Mediterranean, temperate climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 9-11.

Stem color is green the spine white, the stems in round shape and hive structure.

Escobaria chaffeyi flower

Flower color can be: white, orange, purple, pink, yellow mostly more than one color, the flowers grow on the top and create like crown, flower in trumpet shape

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How to grow Escobaria chaffeyi growing and care:

Well-drained soil

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

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Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
Just for design and dead part

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design and dead part

Size of the plant:
5-20 cm, 2-8 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half shade / Full shade (with light)

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

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

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General information about the flower
Trumpet shape flower, the flowers grow in crown shape in color that can be: white, cream, purple, pink, yellow, orange mostly more than one color

Scientific name:

Escobaria chaffeyi

How to grow Escobaria chaffeyi

Escobaria chaffeyi

Escobaria chaffeyi cactus care

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