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Echinocereus primolanatus
Scientific Name: Echinocereus primolanatus Fritz Schwarz ex Backeb.
Family: Cactaceae
Echinocereus  primolanatus Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 9b-11
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: At least to 25 F (-4C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico (Coahuila: Sierra de la Paila)

Growth Habits: Usually solitary, or with an occasional offset; stems up to 5 inches tall (12 cm), 2 inches in diameter (5 cm); younger stems can have 1 to 3 central spines, none on older stems; 20 to 28 pectinate radials;

Watering Needs: Little water, needs porous well drained soil.


Blooming Habits:
Bright pink flowers out of woolly buds, up to 3.6 inches long, 3.6 inches in diameter (9 cm). They are followed by a spiny, rather dry fruit.

Fruiting Habits:

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