San Pedro Cactus

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  • An ornamental columnar cactus, San Pedro cactus (Echinopsis Pachanoi) is a fast grower with a classic desert cactus appearance. It was used in medicinal and religious practices for its psychedelic effect (but don't eat it; it's both illegal to ingest in the United States and toxic to humans). However, it makes a wonderful decorative houseplant.

    Bright light to direct sun
    Only water when totally dry; about every 3-4 weeks, depending on conditions
    Cactus soil with added perlite
    Toxic to cats and dogs