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Pachycereus marginatus f. cristata

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pachycereus (pak-ee-KER-ee-us) (Info)
Species: marginatus f. cristata

Synonym:Stenocereus marginatus f. cristata
Synonym:Cereus marginata f. cristata
Synonym:Lemaireocereus marginatus f. cristata
Synonym:Cereus gemmatus f. cristata

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Evergreen
Blue-Green
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

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
From softwood cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Queen Creek, Arizona



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