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Pilosocereus arrabidae
Scientific Name: Pilosocereus arrabidae (Lem.) Byles & G.D.Rowley
Synonym: Cereus exerens, Cereus warmingii, Pilocereus tilophorus, Cereus hexagonus, Cephalocereus exerens, Cephalocereus arrabidae, Cereus arrabidae, Pseudopilocereus arrabidae, Pilocereus arrabidae, Pilocereus exerens, Cereus heptagonus
Family: Cactaceae
Pilosocereus  arrabidae Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Will take very little frost before growing tips of the stems are damaged

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Sun Exposure: Bright shade to full sun

Origin: Brazil

Growth Habits: Shrubby cactus, occasinally up to 10 feet tall (3 m)

Watering Needs: Regular water and fertilizer from late spring to early fall. Light watering in winter


An antique picture, as Cephalocereus arrabidae, in Britton and Rose's The Cactaceae

As Cephalocereus arrabidae, in Britton and Rose's The Cactaceae

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