Argentine Giant

 

Echinopsis candicans

(formerly Trichocereus)

 

Cactaceae

 

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Form: Cactus
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 2 ft high by 3 ft wide
Leaves
: n/a
Flowers
: Large, 6-8 inch diameter, white and showy night bloomer
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Thick, sprawling columns
Range/Origin
: Argentina
Hardiness
: USDA 9-10, 10o F

Comments: Small yellow thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Partial sun

         Water: Low

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Offsets and seeds

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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