Echinocereus triglochidiatus f. inermis | Live plant

Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis is a distinctive, spineless mutant. Live plant.

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Echinocereus triglochidiatus f. inermis | Live plant

(syn. Echinocereus coccineus f. inermis, Echinocereus coccineus v. inermis, Echinocereus phoeniceus f. inermis, Echinocereus phoeniceus v. inermis, Echinocereus triglochidiatus f. subnudus, Echinocereus triglochidiatus v. inermis)

This listing is for the distinctive spineless cactus, Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis, also known as the ‘Naked Kingcup Cactus’, ‘Nude Kingcup Cactus’, ‘Spineless Claret-Cup Hedgehog’, ‘Spineless Hedgehog’, ‘Spineless King’s Crown Cactus’ and ‘Spineless Mound Cactus’. The plant is synonymous with Echinocereus coccineus f. inermis, Echinocereus coccineus var. inermis, Echinocereus phoeniceus f. inermis, Echinocereus phoeniceus var. inermis, Echinocereus triglochidiatus f. subnudus and Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis.

Native to broad swathes of the United States of America and Mexico, triglochidiatus f. inermis occurs about equally innature alongside its spined form, producing waxy, orange-to-red flowers with green stigma at their centre.

Traditionally, some Native Americans use Echinocereus triglochidiatus as food, preparing sweet cakes using its mashed stems and some sugar.It’s also very popular as an ornamental, because of its beautiful flowers.

Extremely easy to grow for a mutant cactus, triglochidiatus f. inermis enjoys strong sunlight and minimal cold (although is notably cold-resistant). Plant in a well-drained potting mix (or the ground) and water from spring to summer, tailing this off in autumn, dependent on your local conditions. Propagate from cuttings or via seed.



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Live plant

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1 rooted plant

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Common Name

Spineless Claret-Cup Hedgehog

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