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Plants will become available again in the second week of May, 2017.

Echinopsis chamaecereus Plant

Total shipping and handling is $3 on all orders.

All plants are shipped using priority mail with delivery confirmation. Plants are no longer shipped in the months of January, February and into March.

All plants are shipped Bare-root.

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Echinopsis chamaecereus

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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

Potential living space locations include; East, West windows, but a South window or a three to four seasons room will work if the plant is partially shaded. This species will tolerate very cool days and cold nights, but will need the temperatures to remain above 25 °F. If this variety is to be set outdoors during the growing season in bright sun light, and will tolerate lots of rain.

Flowers are short funnels in orange to yellow colors. These are fast growing plants which will bloom easily if they are given nutrient rich growing medium.

size

These are small multi-stemmed plants with stems growing to about 4 inches long and less than an inch thick. They will spread into a mat like colony overflowing the edges of the flowerpot, and can be used in hanging baskets.

ancestry

Argentina

plant propagation origin

Plants are grown and propagated from stem rooting by windowsillcactus.com.

items included in purchase

Purchase price includes a bare-root Echinopsis chamaecereus plant.

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