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Pachycereus pringlei f. crestata


incl. 45.45€ (10%) VAT

Art. 44843
Available: 1

Pot: 35 cm.
Height 37 cm, width 49 cm. You could be contacted for addictional shipping costs.
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The crested shape of this cactus is highly appreciated by green collectors all over the world, for its particular fan shape, covered with spines of different colors. In its classic form Pachycereus pringlei, also commonly known as the "Mexican giant cactus", is a cactaceae plant, found mainly in the Sonoran Desert, Mexico. Together with Carnegiea gigantea, it is one of the tallest cacti in the world, which can reach an average height of 10-12 meters. At a young age it has an opaque green body with a characteristic cylindrical shape, furrowed by deep ribs, on each of which large white areoles are distributed longitudinally, holding numerous grayish, robust and straight spines. Its inflorescences develop between March and April and reach a size of 8 centimeters, they are usually white, funnel-shaped, sometimes drooping like a bell.

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Plant care:

It likes very bright places, however, avoid direct sunlight during the hottest hours of the day.

It is preferable to keep it at mild temperatures and never below 5 °C, for this reason it is recommended to shelter it during the winter period.

Water moderately but only when the soil is completely dry. Water it once a week in spring and summer and once a month in autumn and winter.

A well-draining and porous soil is an optimal solution, even better if further enriched with inert materials such as pumice or lapilli.

They do not need frequent fertilization, it is sufficient to dilute the fertilizer with watering once a year.