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Lophocereus schottii

 

Cactaceae

 

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Form: Cactus
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 10 ft high by 10 ft wide
Leaves
: n/a
Flowers
: Small, light pink flowers that bloom at night
Fruit
: Red edible fruit
Stems/Trunks
: Columnar, branches from the bottom, light green w/gray spines
Range/Origin
: Sonora Desert
Hardiness
: USDA 9-11

Comments: Medium thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun and reflective heat

         Water: Low

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Cuttings, offsets and seed

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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