Piante su radice propria in forza da fiore (non innestate)
Scientific name: Echinopsis aurea Britton & Rose forma mostruosa
Origin: Prov. MIZQUE, dept. Cochabamba (Bolivia)
Common Name: Golden Easter Lily Cactus
Lobivia aurea var. shaferii forma mostruosa.
Description: The standard L. aurea v. shaferi is a very spiny cactus. The monstrous form here described is a quite different almost spineless clustering plant with ovoidal growth habit that branches profusely and can slowly grow up to 30 cm tall.
|It is a heavy bloomer that start flowering when still very still very young and small.|
It has almost spineless ovoidal stems that branches profusely and grow up to 30 cm tall.
Cultivation: It is a summer grower species that offers no cultivation difficulties. Water regularly in summer (but do not over water it) It is rot prone and should be planted in a shallow pot. As most Echinopsis cultivated for their blossom, it needs a soil mixture a little richer than the average cactus with still an excellent drainage, keep rather dry in winter.