Echinopsis terscheckii

Trichocereus terscheckii

A tolerant, free-blooming plant, the Sea Urchin Cactus can stand neglect and still multiply easily. Flowers can reach 6 to 8 inches long with good light and regular feedings. Use in rock gardens in warm climates, in containers in colder regions. Provide light shade for young plants. Give little or no water in winter.
Echinopsis terscheckii, Trichocereus terscheckii
Side arms, which only older plants develop, give this tall-growing columnar cactus an anthropomorphic quality that makes for a whimsical desert photograph. The flowers have dark red to green outer segments with white centers.

Attributes - Echinopsis terscheckii

Plant Type: Succulent

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Late Summer

Flower Color: Red, White, Yellow

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 25 ft. to 35 ft.

Width: 8 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10

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

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