Echinopsis schieleana

SKU: 1585396
Echinopsis schieleana

Echinopsis schieleana

SKU: 1585396
  • Call (780) 467-7557 or visit us for pricing and availability!

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.

Care:

  • 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.

*Please note we do not ship live plants. All plants must be picked up in-store or curbside.

New to houseplants?

Click here for helpful tips for beginners.

Agrobrite Dayspot Grow Light (150W eq.)
Agrobrite Desktop LED Grow Light (14W)
Agrobrite Fluorowing 125W CFL System
Agrobrite Standing LED Grow Lamp (14W)
Annelida Worm Castings
More from Succulents
Adenia viridiflora
Adromischus marianae var. immaculatus
Agave toumeyana var. bella
Aloe 'Doran Black'
Aloinopsis rubrolineata
Avonia quinaria
Recently viewed