Echinopsis schieleana

SKU: 1585396
Echinopsis schieleana

Echinopsis schieleana

SKU: 1585396
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Echinopsis schieliana (syn. Lobivia schieliana var. quiabayensis)

  • A species of hedgehog cactus with 3 inch flowers in spring.
  • Blooms are normally ruby-red but can also be orange-red, purple, or yellow (a given plant will always bloom the same colour).
  • Very dwarf, clumping, rounded stems; excellent for a sunny windowsill.


  • Light: Very bright with as much direct sun as possible (west or south window).
  • Water: Water when the soil has completely dried out in spring and summer. In winter, water lightly only if the stems begin to shrivel.
  • Fertilizer: Use Schultz Cactus Food (2-7-7) up to twice monthly in spring and summer.
  • Other tips: Grows best in an undersized pot. Use sharply-drained potting mix; we recommend Pro-Mix Cactus & Succulent Mix with extra perlite and small Orchiata added. This plant rots very easily when overwatered.

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