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(Syn: Pyrrhocactus engleri )
of Cacti and Succulents.
Eriosyce engleri East Ovalle 2500m
Cultivation:It is a summer grower species.
Easy to cultivate but somewhat
rot prone if kept in a non
ventilated place. Require a very fast draining drying soil,
water regularly in summer, but do not overwater.
full sun exposure (or
light shade) Good heat tolerance.
Hardy to at least -5°C ( but probably can tolerate - 10° C for brief
propagated from Seeds.
(seldom produces offsets)
Photo of conspecific taxa,
varieties, forms and cultivars of plants
belonging to the Eriosyce
taxon has lots of synonyms (like most Eriosyce)
whit several controversial varieties and subspecies):