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Claret Cup Cactus in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Echinocereus triglochidiatus

 

Claret Cup Cactus

Claret Cup Cactus is a mounding cactus, forming bulbous piles of spherical to cylindrical stems. Flowers are funnel shaped, orange-red to dark red.

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plant Features
  • Claret Cup Cactus likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Claret Cup Cactus likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Claret Cup Cactus is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Claret Cup Cactus likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Claret Cup Cactus

Latin name

Echinocereus triglochidiatus

type

Succulent

family

Cactaceae

ph

5.0 - 6.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Claret Cup Cactus likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Claret Cup Cactus is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Claret Cup Cactus likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Claret Cup Cactus likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Claret Cup Cactus is 0.15meters x 0.25meters 0.15 M 0.25 M

Echinocereus triglochidiatus

Claret Cup Cactus is a mounding cactus, forming bulbous piles of spherical to cylindrical stems. Flowers are funnel shaped, orange-red to dark red.


Planting young plants

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

These are most likely to be sourced as young plants and they should be grown in an open compost of 1 part sand to 2 parts of potting compost number 2. Place in full sunlight in the greenhouse

 
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