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Armatocereus riomajensis
Scientific Name: Armatocereus riomajensis Rauh & Backeb. in Backeb.
Family: Cactaceae
Frost Tolerance: Tropical species, avoid any frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Sun Exposure: Part sun or full sun

Origin: Southern Peru (Rio Majes Valley)

Growth Habits: Shrubby columnar cactus, up to 6.5 feet tall (2 m); jointed stems; 7 to 9 ribs; 1 to 4 grey central spines, 10-15 radials

Watering Needs:


Blooming Habits:
White nocturnal flowers in summer, 2 inches in diameter (5 cm), 4 inches long (10 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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