Peyote cultivation

How to grow peyote

Characteristics of Lophophora williansii

Photo of peyote


At the beginning of summer..


It tolerates a wide range of precipitations, from the 155 mm. up to the 560. In the event of garden cultivation, water every 7 days in spring and each 4 in summer.

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As hallucinogenic plant, for ritual ceremonies.


To the light, not directly in the sun, especially when it is young. It tolerates temperatures that can oscillate between the 40ºC and the 2ºC. It some 14 daily hours of light to grow well.


By means of the lateral sprouts which must be left to dry for 15 days. From cuttings and from seeds, although these present a very slow growth. They are prone to the infections caused by fungi in the roots, when the drainage is not good. In this case uproot, apply fungicide, let it dry for some days and replant again.


Basic calcareous soils with a good drainage. Ph of 6 or 7


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This article was endorsed by Julián Masats - Technical agricultural engineer specialized in horticulture and gardening.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

20 January, 2020

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