Lophophora williamsii

Genus
Lophophora
Species
williamsii
Family
Cactaceae
Common Name(s)
Peyote, Mescal Button
Range
Northern Mexico and extreme Southern USA (Texas)
Habitat
Often hidden under brushes or tucked in cracks. Often by rocks which help shade the plants. Rarely out in the open desert.
Hardiness
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
Sun Exposure
Sun to Partial Shade
Water Needs
Allow soil to completely dry inbetween waterings.
Soil Type
Many mixes work well. The key is to allow fast drainage and fast drying. Sand/grit should make up the bulk with varying amounts of loam/peat/perlite type things.
Soil pH
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Height
Under 6 in. (15 cm)
Age to Maturity
Five years.
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