How to grow Peyote

Peyote grow and care – cactus of the genus Lophophora also known as Lophophora williamsii, Peyote perennial used as ornamental drought tolerant plant or medical (also can be used for drug), can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10-12.

Stem color can be green, gray, rarely can be yellow or red the stems have pattern looks like the pieces assembled together to round shape.

Peyote flower

Flower color pink to white flat multi petals flower grow in the middle of the plant.

Fruit edible in color pink in ovate shape.

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How to grow Peyote growing and care:

Frost free, drained soil, dry between watering

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes in order to get the same color

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Slugs, snauk

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead part

Size of the plant?
1.5-5 cm, 0.6-2 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Pink to white flat multi petals flower grow in the middle of the plant

Scientific name:


How to grow Peyote



Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Cactus
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11