Cephalocereus senilis
OLD MAN CACTUS, OLD MAN OF MEXICO
Cactaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree or cactus

Hardiness zones: 9b-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind
12m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Flowers: pink

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Bark & Stems: white hairy stems, spines
 
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Cephalocereus senilis
OLD MAN CACTUS, OLD MAN OF MEXICO
Cactaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree or cactus

Hardiness zones: 9b-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind
12m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Bark & Stems: white hairy stems, spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits dry style designs

Uses: large planter

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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