Tr. pachanoi ‘Fields’ x Tr. pachanoi ‘Yowie’

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Trichocereus pachanoi ‘Fields’ x Trichocereus pachanoi ‘Yowie’

Size: 34cm From Base

All plants are sent bare root to protect the root system from damage.

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

History

Yowie is a popular Trichocereus with a distinctive spination of two parallel Spines per Areole. It also has prominent ribs and resembles an Ecuadorian Trichocereus pachanoi in appearance. Let me now offer some details regarding the origins of this clone.

Yarrawonga, Victoria is where this clone came from. Marsha (formerly known as “Yowie”), a SAB member, led PD to the Fields collection, where the mother plant of this clone flourished. The clone is easily identified by its pair of spines, which distinguishes it from other clones of this species.

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Yowie Mother Clone

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Synonyms

  • 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 0.5 kg

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Steps For Rooting

Once the cut is received, place it around 1/2 inch to 1 inch in a pot of substrate. I use wooden kebab skewers to hold up the piece. Water lightly and you should start getting new root growth within a few weeks to a few months depending on conditions.

An alternative way would be to stick them in perlite and wait for them to root, once roots form you can re-pot.

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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