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PlantFiles: Candelabra
Isolatocereus dumortieri

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Isolatocereus (eye-soh-lay-toh-KER-ee-us) (Info)
Species: dumortieri (du-mor-tee-AIR-ee) (Info)

Synonym:Stenocereus dumortieri
Synonym:Cereus dumortieri
Synonym:Lemaireocereus dumortieri
Synonym:Rathbunia dumortieri

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Category:
Trees
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

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

Bloom Color:
Pale Green
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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 Xenomorf On Jul 20, 2005, Xenomorf from Valley of the Sun, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

Other common names are: Candelabro, Pitayo & rgano.
The flowers open at night and stay open until the middle of the next day. They are pale green to white. This is the only species in this Genus.

Positive palmbob On Mar 28, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Gigantic branching columnar species up to 50 feet tall.

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Queen Creek, Arizona
Reseda, California
Las Vegas, Nevada



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