Lophophora williamsii ‘Texana’ | ‘Peyote’ | Seeds

(8 customer reviews)


A rather cool ‘Peyote’ variety originating from the Rio Grande. 25 seeds.

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Lophophora williamsii ‘Texana’ | ‘Peyote’ | 25 seeds

Lophophora williamsii ‘Texana’ (aka Lophophora williamsii ‘Texensis’) is a particularly prolific and hardy ‘Peyote’ variety which originates from the region around the Rio Grande in Texas. We’re pleased to be able to offer this seed as another of our UK exclusives!

Lophophora williamsii is a deep to dark-green cactus species, small and spineless and native to Mexico and south-western Texas. It’s found primarily in the Chihuahuan desert and in the states of Coahuila, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosi and Tamaulipas, where it grows to approximately fifteen centimetres tall. Williamsii is drought-tolerant and prefers full sun to partial shade, in wild scrub and limestone.

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 humans, notably being used medicinally and ritualistically by indigenous Americans, who are collectively thought to have used this cactus for ceremonial purposes for at least five and a half thousand years.

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8 reviews for Lophophora williamsii ‘Texana’ | ‘Peyote’ | Seeds

  1. Pablo Tarascio

    5 stars!

  2. William O.

    These are THE BOMB- I’ve bought twice- the first germinated 18/25. The second 26/26!! (extra seed in there- thanks Will). This a really healthy seed stock from the good ol’ state of Texas!

  3. okiebones

    Germinated 9/10/19- first seed popped in 4 days. Had 18/25 total until today when I noticed a 19th buried a bit deeper. My best rate yet!

    • Arkham’s

      🙂 Pretty impressive my friend!

  4. Jesse

    Nearly wiped out in it’s natural habitat, you should probably buy this one first. I love it’s wild furry mane.

    • Arkham’s

      😀 The more folks growing these, the better! All the best…

  5. Anonymous

    Seeds looked great bit I’d expect from the Great State of Texas!!

    • Arkham’s

      😉 Apparently, everything is bigger in Texas!

  6. Anonymous

    Currently endangered and difficult to source, we must propagate our national heritage!

    • Arkham’s

      🙂 Completely agreed!

  7. Joshua

    Always an excellent experience. Highly recommended. Thank you Arkham’s Botanical!

    • Arkham’s

      🙂 Thanks Joshua, that’s very kind of you! All the best…

  8. Thomas Hawkins


    • Arkham’s

      😛 Thomas, you win the award for most in-depth review!

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