Lophophora williamsii ‘Presa Azúcar’ | ‘Peyote’ | Seeds

(1 customer review)


A nice williamsii variety from Tamaulipas, Mexico. 25 seeds.

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Lophophora williamsii ‘Presa Azúcar’ | ‘Peyote’, ‘Peyōtl’ | 25 seeds

Here’s another nice UK exclusive – this time an excellent Lophophora williamsii (‘Peyote’) variety, collected from the region surrounding the Presa Azúcar dam in Tamaulipas, Mexico. We’ve only managed to source a very limited quantity of this seed, so order soon to avoid disappointment!

Lophophora williamsii is a small dark-green and spineless cactus, native to Mexico and southwestern Texas and found primarily in the Chihuahuan desert and in the states of Coahuila, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosi and Tamaulipas among scrub – especially where there is limestone. Growing to around fifteen centimetres high, williamsii is drought-tolerant and prefers full sun to partial shade.

The English name ‘Peyote’ derives from the identically-spelled Spanish name, which in turn comes from the Nahuatl name ‘Peyōtl’, said to be derived from a root meaning “glisten” or “glistening”. The species has enjoyed a long relationship with human and has a history of ritualistic and medicinal use by indigenous Americans, who are likely to have used the plant for ceremonial purposes for at least five and a half thousand years.

All the seed sold by Arkham’s Botanical was freshly and ethically sourced

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1 review for Lophophora williamsii ‘Presa Azúcar’ | ‘Peyote’ | Seeds

  1. Jesse

    Hardy and resilient, mine already survived a sunburn that turned them cherry red! I’m happy to report that they are green and fully recovered!

    • Arkham’s

      🙂 Thank $DEITY for that! It’s always worth remembering to check on your seedlings every so often in case of such damage.

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