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The Taxateca's Garden is a small private botanical garden which contains an interesting plant collection of hundreds of species. It was founded on May 17th of 2013 and has an extension of 2.000 square meters.

The Garden                                 The Plants

The Plants

 

Below are sorted alphabetically some species that are mantained alive in the garden. All images have been photographed at the garden.


 

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Echeveria elegans

 

Details: Succulent plant that forms nice glaucous rosettes, drought and frost resistant until -10 ºC, that produces small flowers in spring.


Echidnopsis sharpei

 

Details: Prostrate succulent plant, drought resistant but frost tender, that produces nice small dark-redish flowers during the hot season.


Echinocactus grusonii

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Frost resistant (until -7ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Huge sphaerical cactus.


 

Echinocactus platyacanthus

 

Details: A spectacular globular to columnar, unbranched cactus up to 3 meters height and more than 1.5 meters in diameter, being the thickest cactus of the world. It is a species able to survaive below the -10ºC for short periods, although long periods of moisture frequenbtly kills the plant.


Echinocereus viereckii

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Frost resistant (until -5ºc). Water: Drought resistant.


Echinopsis chamaecereus

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Frost resistant (until -8ºc). Water: Drought resistant.


Echinopsis oxygona

 

Details: Small cactus, frost tender (until -5ºC), that produces big flowers during the summer. These flowers only opens few hours during the night. It is a resistant plant very easy to grow, drougth resistant and does not need any resting period.


Epiphyllum oxipetalum

 

Category: Succulent shrub. Temperature: Frost tender. Water: Regularly. Details: Pendulous plant with nice flowers.


Equisetum ramosissimum

 

Details: Perennial herb related with the ferns that belong to a primitive group currently nearly extinct.


 

Euphorbia candelabrum

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Frost tender (until -3ºc). Water: Drought resistant.

 

 


Euphorbia coerulescens

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Frost resistant (until -12ºc). Water: Drought resistant.


Euphorbia heteropoda

 

Details: Succulent plant frost tender and drought resistant. It grows mainly in the warmest season and leaves fall during the dry season.


 

Euphorbia meloformis

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Frost tender (until 0ºc). Water: Drought resistant.


Euphorbia resinifera

 

Category: Succulent. Temperature: Light frost (until -5ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Cushion plant. Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Euphorbia turicalli

 

Category: Succulent small tree. Temperature: Frost tender (until -3ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Bizarre tree. Interchange availability: Yes, cuttings.


Eriobotrya japonica

 

Category: Tree. Temperature: Frost resistant (until -15ºc). Water: Regularly. Details: Fruits edible. Interchange availability: Yes, seeds.


Erysimum albescens

 

Category: Perennial herb. Temperature: Frost resistant (until -10ºc). Water: Drought resistant. Details: Cushion plant that grows only on winter. Interchange availability: Yes, seeds.


 

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