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Pilosocereus catingicola
Scientific Name: Pilosocereus catingicola (Gurke) Byles & G.D.Rowley
Synonym: Pseudopilocereus robustus, Pilosocereus catingicola ssp. hapalacanthus, Cephalocereus sergipensis, Pilocereus rupicola, Cephalocereus rupicola, Pseudopilocereus rupicola, Pilosocereus catingicola ssp. robustus, Pilosocereus sergipensis, Pilocereus sergipensis, Pseudopilocereus sergipensis, Cephalocereus hapalacanthus, Pilosocereus robustus, Pseudopilocereus catingicola, Pseudopilocereus hapalacanthus, Pilosocereus rupicola, Cereus catingicola, Cephalocereus catingicola, Pilocereus catingicola, Pilosocereus arenicola, Pilosocereus catingicola ssp. arenicola, Pilocereus arenicola, Pilosocereus hapalacanthus, Pilocereus hapalacanthus
Family: Cactaceae
Pilosocereus  catingicola
Pilosocereus catingicola at the HBG (HBG 71888)
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:

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


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