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Echinopsis chamaecereus

Native range: Argentina

Known names: Peanut Cactus

Hardiness: Best kept above freezing

Mature Size: Each "finger" is ~8" long, can form a cluster

Light: Full sun, avoid hot afternoon sun. Very bright light.

Water: Let soil dry out for several days between watering. Keep dry during colder months.

Soil: Succulent mix.

Dormancy Period: N/A

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: Grown in 2" pot


Clusters of dark orange flowers appear in mid/late summer.

Echinopsis chamaecereus (Peanut Cactus) [2.5"]