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Pacherocactus orcuttii
Scientific Name: Pacherocactus orcuttii (K. Brandegee) G.D. Rowley
Synonym: Pachycereus orcuttii, Pachgerocereus orcuttii, Cereus orcutti
Family: Cactaceae
Pacherocactus  orcuttii
x Pacherocactus orcuttii at the Wallace's collection in Phoenix in April
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure:

Origin: Mexico (Baja California: Rosario), naturally occurring hybrid between Pachycereus pringlei and Bergerocactus emoryi

Growth Habits: Shrubby cactus, up to 12 feet tall (3.6 m), yellowish stems, up to 4 inches in diameter (10 cm), constricted between yearly growth, 14-18 ribs, 5-10 central spines, app. 20 radials; areoles with grayish wool.

Watering Needs:


Blooming Habits:
Greenish brown flowers, 1.6 inches long (4 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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