Super Pedro x Field’s pachanoi – San Pedro Cross


This is a cross of Super Pedro and pachanoi, a lovely short-spined and aggressive growing hybrid.

The pictures on the listing are the larger seedlings, I will update the listing soon with pictures of the Smalls and Mediums.

Please note, these are sent bare root to protect the plants while in transit. Please ensure that you have suitable substrate and a pot ready for your new plant.

If you have any questions about substrate or anything, please use the contact form and I will be happy to help with any questions.

Super Pedro

The exact taxonomy is pretty scarce on Super Pedro but he is widely believed to be a pachanoi dominant hybrid crossed with scopulicola. This particular clone was originally germinated by Jim Hall from CactusCountry and it grew extremely fast once established and was fatter than any other pachanoi / scopulicola in his garden.

There are definitely many differences between it and the standard Scop FR991, but you can clearly see the relationship to this species. Friedrich Ritter also collected and sold populations from Tarija that he described as Trichocereus crassicostatus. NMCR also collected a whole lot of seeds that produced versions of Trichocereus scopulicola that clearly differed from Ritter´s main collection. There are very few collections of Trichocereus scopulicola, so it´s either one of those or a hybrid with another parent.

UK Growing

In the UK, Pachanois are quite popular due to their hardiness and can handle our low temp during winter (around 5C before bringing them inside, although, adults can go lower). Flowers produce after around 10 years of growth, so, patience is required.

All our cacti are shipped bare root to protect the cacti, please ensure you have suitable substrate and a pot for your new dude.


  • Echinopsis pachanoi
  • San Pedro Cactus
  • Wachuma

Some Additional Info

Trichocereus (except for bridgesii / Bolivian Torch) are very hardy and weather tolerant. Trichocereus pachanoi can handle temps as low as -9c for very short periods.

Native to South America, the earliest evidence of San Pedro was found in Peru, specifically, the Guitarrero cave of the Callejón de Huaylas valley. They are natively found in the Andes Mountains at altitude levels around 2000m – 3000m. San Pedro (the class of Trichocereus) is also found in regions like Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Trichocereus pachanoi are night bloomers with these gorgeous flowers doing their thing at night, you have to be quick or you will miss the event :-). A flower event is a special event as it can take anywhere from 5 years to 8 years for an adult plant to produce a flower. When they do, you do your happy dance, thank the cactus Gods, snap a million pics, harvest the pollen, and wait for the next event.

Growing Tips

Please see the tab called "Steps for Rooting" for rooting instructions where relevant. I have also created a few blog posts with some helpful guides that work for me personally:

Care sheets and instructions are also sent via email after purchasing to make your journey as easy and fluid as possible. As always, if you have any questions, please use our Contact form or FB Messenger (bottom right) to get in touch.

Weight 0.1 kg

4 reviews for Super Pedro x Field’s pachanoi – San Pedro Cross

  1. N H
    super pedro x pach fields
    Item arrived promptly and well packaged as always very healthy and happy cactus as you can see thanks Byron
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    Super Pedro x Field's pachanoi - San Pedro Cross photo review
    Luke P
    Super pedro x fields pach, an awesome not so little guy
    Handled and shipped beautifully, neither of my boys arrived damaged and the substrate helps them sit almost perfectly upright without having a 3rd of ...More
    Handled and shipped beautifully, neither of my boys arrived damaged and the substrate helps them sit almost perfectly upright without having a 3rd of the cacti underground, and the roots were a pleasure to work with. Nice, thick and flexible below a sturdy stem and already showing darker greens, blues and notching, I can't wait for this dude to reach maturity. Thank you so much Byron, 10/10 seedlings
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    Super Pedro x Field's pachanoi - San Pedro Cross photo review
    San Pedro Cross and various Pachanoi
    Very happy with my order again of various lovely pachanoi. A five star all round service.
    Thank you so much.
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