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PlantFiles: Haageocereus
Haageocereus lanugispinus

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Haageocereus (hag-ee-oh-KER-ee-us) (Info)
Species: lanugispinus

Synonym:Arthrocereus densiaculeatus
Synonym:Pygmaeocereus densiaculeatus

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral CactusJordi On Aug 14, 2008, CactusJordi from El Cajon, CA wrote:

Obviously there is only ONE clone propagated in collections worldwide!
But now, 2012, I created a 2nd clone by triggering self-pollination and seed setting with foreign pollen.

Jordi



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