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Hedgehog Cactus

Echinopsis spp.

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

50cm

5cm

Min

5cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Hedgehog Cactus Overview

Echinopsis is a genus of over 130 perennial cacti from South America. They are characterised by their columnar to spherical shape, and tendency to branch. From heavily ribbed and spiny stems they produce large, funnel-shaped, showy flowers in spring and summer - from small unassuming stems - which are white, purple, yellow, red or pink.

Common problems with Hedgehog Cactus

How to propagate Hedgehog Cactus

Seed

Division

Remove and plant offsets in spring/summer.

Special features of Hedgehog Cactus

Attractive flowers

Drought resistant

Indoor plant

Pot plant