Cleistocactus strausii
SILVER TORCH
Cactaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub or cactus

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

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: moderate wind, light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

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Flowers: crimson

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Bark & Stems: hairy stems, white spines
 
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Cleistocactus strausii
SILVER TORCH
Cactaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub or cactus

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

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: moderate wind, light frost
2.5m
Plant habit
 
1.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: crimson

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Bark & Stems: hairy stems, white spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits contemporary & dry style designs

Uses: accents, informal hedge, informal screen, barrier, pot, large planter

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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