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Echinopsis pachanoi (Trichocereus pachanoi)

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Common names and Synonyms:
Aguacolla, Mescaline Cactus, Nightblooming Cactus, San Pedro Cactus, Peruvian Torch.

Echinopsis pachanoi (Trichocereus pachanoi), Aguacolla, San Pedro, Cactaceae.

Fragrant WHITE to 24cm (9 1/4") diameter !
Cylindric to clavate, pink to red.
Dark GREEN 4-8 ribbed cylindrical bodies.
To 6 meters (20').
Medicinal (applied to painful joints, in cases of baldness & for shamanic healing), Psychotropic, Sacred.
Also (together with Cereus species (or Myrtillocactus geometrizans for Lophophora species)) Echinopsis are considered one of the the best Cacti to use as root-stock for grafting.

Minimum Temperature:
USDA zone: 9 (10 to 20°F, down to about -6°C, but keep dry during winter resting period).


Echinopsis pachanoi (Trichocereus pachanoi)
is included in the following B & T World Seeds sub-lists:

Echinopsis pachanoi (Trichocereus pachanoi), Mescaline Cactus, San Pedro Cactus, Cactaceae
Echinopsis Cultivation:

Echinopsis species germinate best between 70 and 80°F.

Free draining seed compost with a top layer of fine grit to prevent moss and algae, firm gently with a flat object such as a match-box.

High humidity at all times; water from below or mist gently to avoid disturbing seeds - the container may be covered with a sheet of glass or a plastic bag to maintain the humidity.

Requires light (but not direct sunlight as this will dry the surface of the compost). More recent information suggests that Cactus seeds do not need light, but they do need to be surface sown.

Surface sow and press gently into the fine grit with a flat object.

Maintain the humidity until the second year when the small plants are established then harden off and grow on in full sun in moisture retentive but well drained moderately fertile and preferably calcareous soil.

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