Echinocereus longisetus subsp. delaetii

Echinocereus longisetus subsp. delaetii

Cactus

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Echinocereus longisetus subsp. delaetii
  • Common name: Cactus
  • Family: Cactaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, House plant, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Echinocereus longisetus subsp. delaetii is a low-growing cactus covered with long hairs. Over time, it can form wide clumps up to 35 cm tall and 90 cm in diameter, comprised of as many as 50 stems, but in cultivation it’s typically smaller. The flowers are pink with pale yellow centres, and appear in late-spring to summer, although flowering is unlikely.

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Grow Echinocereus longisetus subsp. delaetii in well-drained soil or cactus compost and keep at room temperature. Water sparingly and allow compost to fully dry out between November and March.

How to grow Echinocereus longisetus

  • Plant size

    35cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Echinocereus longisetus and wildlife

Echinocereus longisetus has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Echinocereus longisetus poisonous?

Echinocereus longisetus has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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