Echinocereus pectinatus rigidissimus albiflora:

  • Echinocereus pectinatus rigidissimus albiflora
  • Echinocereus pectinatus rigidissimus albiflora

The rainbow cactus (Echinocereus pectinatus) commonly remains single, but old plants sometime branch and form a a loosely clumped cluster. It has yellow, pinkish or brownish spines loosely pressed to the surface or spreading widely, pectinate, and intertwining with those of the other areoles. It produces very beautiful, brilliantly coloured flowers with spiny tube, which later develop into Gooseberry-like fruits rich in sugar and said to be very delicious.

Water: Water more frequently in the spring and summer, during it's growing season. 

Sun Exposure: Some shade to full sun. 

Soil:  Stone Eaters Soil -OR- 60% pumice/perlite + 40% regular potting mix

Temperature: Keep above 50°F.

Fertilize: During the spring/summer growing season with Super Kabuto Fertilizer.


Plants ship bare root, pot/soil not included

Regular price $25.00


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