San Pedro Cactus Care: Growing Trichocereus Pachanoi

trichocereus pachanoi (san pedro cactus)

The San Pedro cactus is arguably the most popular columnar cactus in desert gardening circles, Trichocereus pachanoi [try-koh-KER-ee-us puh-KAH-no-ee] gets its name from the hairy (tricho) floral tube.  This Trichocereus

Growing and Care Of Rainbow Cactus

flowering rainbow cactus

When looking for a hedgehog cactus with beautiful flowers, one of the first choices should be Echinocereus pectinatus (ek-in-oh-SER-ee-us pek-tin-AY-tus).  The scientific name literally translates to “comb hedgehog”, a common

Learn Torch Cactus Growing and Care

Flowering Torch Cactus – Trichocereus Grandiflora

The trichocereus grandiflora [try-koh-KER-ee-us, gran-dih-FLOR-uh] belongs to the trichocereus or echinopsis cactus genus and is a member of the Cactaceae (cactus) family and refers to all the trichocereus hybrids.  The

Growing Echinopsis Mamillosa The Bolivia Cactus

Echinopsis mamillosa var. kermesina (Bolivia cactus)

Echinopsis mamillosa var. kermesina [ek-in-OP-sis, mam-il-LOH-suh] sometimes called Lobivia Kermesina [Low-BIV-ee-uh Ker-mes-SY-nuh] is native to Bolivia and are strong growers and heavy mass bloomers while growing in a variety of