Origin and Habitat: Mexico (Sinaloa: Cerro de la Cobriza)
Altitude: 50-500 metres above sea level.
Habitat: The species grows in wood clearings and in crevices on rocky slopes in loamy- sandy soil and igneous rocks.
Cultivation and Propagation: This cactus is cultivated and highly priced for its flowers. It is among the easiest species to grow, flower and propagate.
Waterings: Water regularly from March to October. Rot prone in winter, it needs good drainage.
Hardiness: It can not tolerate much frost. Frost Tolerance: Hardy to -2° C.
Exposition: It does not like full harsh sun as it seems to have a delicate skin and few spines, so give it a protected position in the partial-shade or under filtered sun.
Propagation: Seeds (usually), it also can be grown from cuttings, as it can branch from the base.
Source: The Encyclopedia of Cactus
(unranked): Core eudicots
Species: Echinocereus subinermis