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Torch Cactus

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Echinopsis Spachiana known as "Torch Cactus" is a vertical growing cactus covered in golden spines. This cactus is native to Argentina and is known to grow more than 7 feet tall. A magnificent cactus that will grow pups at its base and bloom big white flowers at night time, perhaps that is why it's called Torch Cactus.

Native to: Argentina

Zone: 9-10

Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost

Recommended light conditions: full sun

Bloomtime: night time

Bloomcolor: white

Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.

Watering needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.

Technical Information About This Plant

  • Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
  • Best to water once a month

Knowing what your planting zone is can be vitally important to your plants thriving. Keep in mind that the zones pertain to OUTDOOR planting. If you plan to keep your plants indoors for fall-winter the zones may be irrelevant. 

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