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Pachycereus schottii

 

Cactaceae

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Form: Cactus

Seasonality: Evergreen
Size: Slow growing up to 12 feet tall (3.6 m).
Flowers: Blooms at night, in the 'hairy' part of the stems. The flowers are light pink, up to 1.6 inches in diameter (April to September)
Fruit: The edible fruit is red, with a red pulp.
Stems/Trunks: Stems 4 to 8 inches in diameter, areoles on the bottom part of the stems are woolly, Columnar, basally branching
Range/Origin: Southwest USA, Northwestern Mexico
Hardiness: Zone USDA: 9-10, 15F

Comments: Low litter, Medium thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Water: Low
  • Soil: Sandy, well drained soils
  • Propagation: Cuttings, offsets, seeds
  • Maintenance: Low

 

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