Backeberg echinopsis Echinopsis backebergii subsp. backebergii

Backeberg echinopsis


E. backebergii subsp. backebergii is a cactus with solitary or clustered, deeply ribbed, globose stems to 5cm across, bearing brown to grey spines; flowers up to 9cm across, carmine-red to violet with a paler centre

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Backeberg echinopsis

    • Common names

      Lobivia winteriana

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      Up to 10 cm

    • Spread

      0-0.1 metre

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    Sand, SoilLoam

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed or offsets

  • insectPests

    Susceptible to mealybugs

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free