Echinopsis macrogona (Trichocereus macrogonus) 20 seeds


Echinopsis macrogona (AKA Trichocereus macrogonus) is a sacred cactus that has a long history of being used in shamanic rituals in Middle and South America. Like the Peruvian torch cactus, Echinopsis macrogona contains mescaline which gives it powerful psychedelic and hallucinogenic properties. With the Echinopsis macrogona seeds available at Zamnesia you can now grow this sacred cactus at home!

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Echinopsis macrogona: Sacred Cactus With Psychedelic Properties

Echinopsis macrogona AKA Trichocereus macrogonus belongs to the group of sacred cacti of Middle- and South America. Some compare this variety to the Peruvian Torch cactus because it is similar in appearance and has the same powerful psychedelic properties. Together with the Peruvian torch and other sacred cacti, shamans in Middle- and South America use Echinopsis macrogona for religious and spiritual rituals.

The origin of Echinopsis macrogona is not exactly known. Some are saying that this variety had been discovered in Bolivia while others are putting its origins to Argentina or Brazil. The cactus has a resemblance to the more-widely known Peruvian torch cactus and like the Peruvian torch can reach a height of several meters in the wild. It can reach a diameter of up to 10 cm with some individual cacti even more. The cactus has a blueish-green colour with grey-coloured areoles and yellow-brown spines.


Those who have already grown a Peruvian torch or a San Pedro should not find it difficult at all to cultivate the Echinopsis macrogona. It grows pretty much in the same way with the same (minimal) requirements. Like most sacred cacti, this is a very hardy and resilient plant that will grow fine with very little maintenance required. For optimal growing, a well-draining soil or special cactus potting mix from the gardening store will be optimal. The cactus requires very little water and then only in the hot months in the summer. Give it water once per week and make sure that the soil can dry out between waterings.

With the cactus seeds available at Zamnesia you can now grow Echinopsis macrogona at home!


20 Seeds Echinopsis macrogona (Trichocereus macrogonus)

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    Très bonne levée!
    Germination des premières graines après seulement 7 jours! Au total 35 graines germées sur 40, assez régulier.


    Au top !
    Pour la première fois de ma vie j'ai décidé de faire pousser quelque chose depuis la graine par moi même, et quoi de mieux pour se lancer que des cactus à Mescaline ahah ? J'ai donc planté mes 20 graines il y a maintenant 2-3 semaines en suivant des instructions simples trouvées sur internet. Et à ma grande surprise, 12 d'entres elles pointent déjà le bout de leur nez et grandissent de jour en jour !! Il faut encore que j'apprenne à bien doser la quantité de soleil dont elles ont besoin (lorsque la plante prend une teinte marron c'est qu'elle a trop de soleil, et à l'inverse elle devient blanche lorsqu'elle en manque, à vous de réguler). Sans accident, je suis plutôt confiant quant au résultat final ;) A vous !


    Peu de résultat..
    3 graines sur 20 ont germé sans doutes une mauvaise série, je retenterai ma chance, site très sérieux livraison toujours dans les temps et emballage soigner je recommande clairement.. merci.


    Fast alle haben gekeimr
    An jetzt heißt es Geduld haben


    Fast growing!
    It is now 10 days after planting in sterilized soil (50% cacti commercial soil, and 50% perlite) and they are all getting their head off :) I hope the sterilization will save them from mold. I forgot to wash them, if it happens, it will be because of that I guess. But right now, aller gut!


    débuts rapides
    7 graines plantées, 7 départs on verra pour le reste de la croissance


    Goed aangekomen
    De zaadjes zijn goed aangekomen, ik ben ze nog niet gaan opkweken!


    Dingue !!
    Presque toutes les graines ont germé(18/20)....ça pousse vite et fort en quelques jours.


    Gute samen, doch nur bei richtigen Temperaturen und viel Sonne!


    Positive results
    Not as successful as J.F. but an almost 50% germination rate, that's not bad.

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Echinopsis macrogona (Trichocereus macrogonus) 20 seeds
Echinopsis macrogona (Trichocereus macrogonus) 20 seeds