The Botanical Name of San Pedro Cactus is Echinopsis Pachanoi. It is the oldest cacti that look so special due to its ability to withstand extreme dryness as well as heat. Also grown as an ornamental cactus used for traditional medicine. It comprises mescaline, illegal in the USA, where San Pedro is sold solely for ornamental purposes. But did you know it’s really healthy to keep cactus & succulents at you home as they flush out all the toxins from the environment? Yes, that’s right!
San Pedro is a large columnar cactus having a good capacity to grow relatively fast. It is a multi-stemmed cactus having 19 feet (max) height and 6 feet (max) width. The color of their thick individual stems is either green or blue-green getting much darker with age. July is the month in which the pointy buds of this cactus give rise to more beautiful whitish flowers. These flowers give an elegant look when they get open at night with a pleasant fragrance. Pitahaya is called the yummy and edible fruits of this one.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. How to grow a San Pedro Cactus?
Ans. In order to grow a San Pedro Cactus in India, it should be planted in a tailor made cactus and succulent mix and should be watered according to the requirement. The requirement can vary according to the variety that you prefer. Cactus price will also completely rely on the cactus variety you pick, ranging from premium to common..
Q2. How to identify San Pedro Cactus?
Ans. The best way to identify a San Pedro cactus in India is to go to a trustable online plant store and find the one you are looking for. One such store is Unlimited Greens, where you can find a lot of variety which differs according to the “size & origin”.
Q3. Can San Pedro Cactus grow in India?
Ans. Yes you can grow a San Pedro cactus in India. Click here to find the best San Pedro Cactus care tip
Q4. What is the San Pedro Cactus used for?
Ans. A San Pedro Cactus in India is used in various ways such as in traditional Medicine or as an ornament in homes and offices. There are a lot of cactus varieties available at Unlimited Greens, the cactus price depends on the variety.