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PlantFiles: Neobuxbaumia
Neobuxbaumia euphorbioides

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Neobuxbaumia (nee-oh-buks-BAWM-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: euphorbioides (yoo-for-bee-OY-deez) (Info)

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Category:
Trees
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
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:
Pink
Red

Bloom Time:
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
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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1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral CactusJordi On Jan 13, 2011, CactusJordi from El Cajon, CA wrote:

Some synonyms are Cereus euphorbioides, Carnegia euphorbioides and Rooksbya euphorbioides.

Positive palmbob On Apr 12, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Very tall but relatively thin rarely if ever branching columnar cactus. Columns about 6" in diameter but up to 30' or more tall. Neat cactus withgeneraly 1 to maybe two spines per areole. As ages, spines tend to fall out and plant somewhat resembles a large Euphobia candelabra. Easy grower in southern California

Regional...

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

Tucson, Arizona
Bostonia, California
Reseda, California



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