Echinocereus fendleri

The spiny, sometimes edible fruit of this Cactus give it its name. Round or column-shaped stems carry buds that form beneath spiny skin, then burst through to produce showy, long-lasting flowers. Plant outdoors in an airy, well-ventilated spot in warm, dry climates, elsewhere, in greenhouses or indoors. Water moderately from spring to fall and very lightly or not at all in winter.
Echinocereus fendleri
The spiny, upright stem is roundish to cylindrical and lined with 8 to 18 ribs. Solitary or clustering habit.

Attributes - Echinocereus fendleri

Plant Type: Succulent

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Mid Summer

Flower Color: Magenta, Purple, White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 3 in. to 1 ft. 8 in.

Width: 1 ft. 6 in.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 8, 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Root Rot.

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Echinocereus berlandieri, Echinocereus engelmannii, Echinocereus englemannii nicholii, Echinocereus pectinatus pectinatus, Echinocereus pectinatus regidissimus, Echinocereus pentalophus
 
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