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CACTUS Mixed Species

Stock: Available

SKU Code: ES-35..


$4.95

Family: Cactaceae
Characteristics: Succulent

Seed per packet: Approx. 25
Seed per gram: Approx. 200

A mix of perennial cactus for pots or landscaping of varying sizes and shapes with a range of different cloured flowers. 

This great range includes: 

Carnegia Gigantea: A tree-like cactus to the Sonoran Desert in Arizona. A tall cactus that can grow to 12 metre in height
Echinocactus grusonii: The Golden Barel Cacti is often referred to as the "mother inlaws cushion"
Echincereus enneacanthus: Forms dense clumps with purplish-pink flowers  
Ferocactus Sp. : A genus of large barrel-shaped cacti found in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico that comes in a range of coloured flowers
Ferocactus wislizeni: A fishhook barrel-type cactus typically with orange flowers.

Grow notes:

Although seed can be sown most of the year in many parts of Australia seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 18-24°C

  1. Soak in tepid water overnight.
  2. Sow seed on a porous seed raising mix 1mm deep, do not cover deeply.
  3. Place in a warm shaded or semi-shaded position to avoid dying out.
  4. The growing medium should be well-draining but should remain damp between watering. Keep moist but not too wet as the seed may rot. Do not let the growing mix completely dry out. 
  5. Germination should occur in 21-90 days depending on species, temperature, and conditions.

General note: Seeds of many natives are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.

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