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Cochemiea setispina (100 seeds)


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Cochemiea setispina (Cactaceae) It is distinguished by having only 1-4 central spines, of which the upper one straight, lower one longest and hooked, 2-5 cm long. The flowers are very showy, long, red, narrowly tubular with bilateral symmetry and fit for hummingbird pollination. Sowing : Seed should be sown in spring or during summer, in a well-drained seedling mix, and need only be covered lightly with the sowing mix, clean coarse sand or milled bark to stop it from blowing away. The trays should be kept moist in a warm but shaded position. Location : Ex Hort. Date of harvest : October 2019