Echinopsis pachanoi a fast-growing plant and easily grows in fertile soil. This plant propagates by seed or stem cutting. This plant adds to the beauty of the landscape.
What is the common name for Echinopsis pachanoi?
The common name for Echinopsis pachanoi is San Pedro cactus.
Echinopsis pachanoi growth
The growth of this plant depends upon the environment. This plant can grow up to 12 inches per year. It is grown slowly grown however, the plant can grow up to twenty feet tall.
|Bloom Time||Nighttime, July|
|Fruit||Oblong, Dark green, 3cm diameter, 5 to 6 cm long|
|Plant type||Cactus, succulents|
What is the Echinopsis Pachanoi plant used for?
Echinopsis Pachanoi is used in making traditional medicines and veterinary medicines.
|Soil pH||Acid, alkaline, Neutral|
|Soil type||Loam, sand|
|Origin/native||Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru|
How to care for Echinopsis pachanoi?
It grows well in full sunlight
It should be watered at least one`s a week. During watering, give the soil a good soaking.
It grows in fertile, slightly acidic potting soil with good drainage.
This plant needs diluted liquid fertilizer and only fertilize during the growing season.
Cut it to right at the base and get down a little bit lower on it.
What climate is good for Echinopsis Pachanoi?
San Pedro loves warmth and light.
Read more about succulents
We have an in-depth article on succulents, if you want to learn more about different types of succulents, and how to take care of them.
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