Information for Echinocereus ferreirianus

Echinocereus ferreirianus - 100  seeds for 13 Euros
Echinocereus ferreirianus - 1000  seeds for 30 Euros
Echinocereus ferreirianus - 10000  seeds for 238 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 405531
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: large PINK
Foliage: long br. RED spines

Common names for Echinocereus ferreirianus: IOS 00427, 

Echinocereus ferreirianus is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
5:   Cactus Seed List
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
76:   Californian Native Plant Seed List
281:  Cactaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants

Germination guide
Echinocereus ferreirianus seeds will usually germinate in 5-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Echinocereus ferreirianus seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 25C.

Sand, and loam, with some sphagnum moss or coir (coconut fiber/dust) make a good mix for germinating cacti and similar seeds. The mix needs to be free-draining, and to be slightly water retentive. Surface sow the seeds and just cover with sand. Start germinating the seeds in shady (dark), humid conditions. As the seeds start to germinate, increase the light and decrease the humidity.

Cacti

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