Scarlet hedgehog cactus

Echinocereus coccineus

plant type:
shrub
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:

Location

Min elevation:
3000
Max elevation:
9000
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Greenlee
La Paz
Maricopa
Mohave
Navajo
Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Low
Germination rate: 
Moderate
Germination Requirements: 
keep seeds damp. or from cuttings
Reproduction: 
Low
Establishment: 
NA

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
Cold
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resiliencePollinator habitatWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Available from nurseries
Citations:
Zimmerman & Parfitt 1993, Nold 2008