Echinopsis subdenudata

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echinopsis_subdenudata

Echinopsis subdenudata 32 Seeds & Kit

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Cactus Seed Growing System Kit Instructions

Step One: Remove plastic wrap from seed starting supplies; 10oz cup, peat pot, seed package and plastic baggie containing growing medium.

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Step Two: Pour growing medium into peat pot at bottom of 10oz cup, and set plastic baggie aside.

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Step Three: Pour 1/8 cup of distilled or filtered water into 10oz cup, soaking the growing medium and peat pot. Water may take several minutes to soak in.

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Step Four: Open seed package and sprinkle seeds on top of wet growing medium.

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Step Five: Keep seeds wet inside of plastic baggie, and then remove baggie after seeds begin to germinate.

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Ambient daytime temperature for seeds to germinate will need to be over 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Germination times will vary between 1 to 4 weeks, and some cactus seeds may germinate as late as 2 years after having been planted.

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After seeds begin to germinate remove plastic baggie keeping seedlings uncovered. Water seedlings alternating between wet and dry growing medium until seedlings are large enough to transplant into their own small flower pots.

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Echinopsis subdenudata

Adult Plant Growing Information

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Yes - small container size plant. This variety will occupy a small flower pot comfortably and remain a manageable sized house plant.

Yes - tolerates low light levels. This variety will do well as a houseplant in locations with short periods of direct sun and some indirect or filtered light.

Yes - does well with cool winter time temperatures. This variety will tolerate temperatures down below 50 °F. if the roots are kept dry, and will do very well in a home with energy saving thermostat setting.

Yes - easy care root system. This variety stores water in the parts of the plant which are above the soil leaving the root system small enough to fit into a proportionally sized flower pot.

Yes - flowers easily as a house plant. This variety is likely to flower as a house plant, but results will depend on a variety of growing conditions.

good locations

This variety will do well on almost any windowsill with morning or afternoon sun, and can tolerate more intense light on southern exposures. They can tolerate very cool days and cold nights, but will need the temperatures to remain above 30 °F. This plant will survive brief sessions of freezing temperatures, but may also suffer skin damage. This variety makes a great patio plant to be set outdoors during the growing season, and will thrive with lots of rain.

size

These cacti grow as small globular plants up to 5 inches wide and 5 inches high, and as older plants will make offsets at soil level. Pups can be removed and rooted into new plants.

ancestry

Bolivia

seed propagation origin

Plants are grown and seeds are produced by windowsillcactus.com.

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