Psycho0 x Sharxx Blue – 20cm Tip

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This is a gorgeous cross between Tr bridgessi “Psycho0” and Tr peruviana “Sharxx Blue”.

  • Trichocereus cross – Psycho0 x Sharxx Blue
  • 20cm Tip
  • Cut to order, please allow for drying time.
  • Each plant will have a plant passport attached, a new UK requirement.

History

Tr bridgesii “Psycho0”

Psycho0 is a pure Trichocereus bridgesii/Echinopsis lageniformis that was dedicated to the same-named SAB member who died at a very young age. The community did a great job of distributing this clone in his honour a few years back. Originally, the clone came from Cactus Country in Strathmerton, Australia.

Psycho0 has some unique traits to it, mainly, 3 long yellow spines.

Tr peruviana “Sharxx Blue”

Sharxx Blue is a short spined Trichocereus peruvianus clone that was named after SAB Member Sharxx. It originated from the well known DAWSONS cactus collection and was distributed and named by PD (another SAB member).

It probably is some kind of Trichocereus peruvianus from Matucana, very much like ICARO DNA, the Los Gentiles, Rosei or the many other Matucana Perus.

The plant is extremely blue and glaucous. Overall, Sharxx is one of my all-time favorite Trichocereus clones and it’s a very popular among Trichocereus breeders.

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Growing Requirements:

Trichocereus are relatively easily grown in the UK, especially due to the fact that they do not require massive amounts of sunlight. As most cacti grown in the UK, they are best grown in a greenhouse or conservatory (grow tents are also used for younger plants), South facing is a distinct advantage.

Watering

Watering from Spring (April) to the beginning of Autumn (End September). Depending on what kind of summer we get will depend on how frequently you need to water, but, less is better with cacti. During the winter months, little to no watering is required or the roots could rot (they do not like to be wet for long periods).

Substrate

In warmer climates, you could go for a more nutrient-rich mixture (50% organic / 50% inorganic). But, in the UK, it is best to err more on the side of inorganic (60% – 70% inorganic) to ensure the pot is drained quickly.

Weight0.5 kg

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All plants sold are strictly for garden / ornamental purposes.We are here to cultivate these beautiful plants and spread them as far as we can, nothing outside of growing (all things related to growing) will be tollerated.

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