PlantsPachycereus→Totem Pole Cactus (Pachycereus schottii 'Monstrosus')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Image

Photo gallery:
Location: Cisco, Tx (between Dallas and Abilene)Date: 2018-04-01
By Ivan_N_Tx
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2020-02-26Totem Pole cactus. Currently 20" tall.
By Rhandrich
Give a thumbs up
Image
By ljones26
Give a thumbs up
Image
By ljones26
Give a thumbs up
Location: MOBOT -   St LouisDate: 2013-02-25
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior, AZDate: 3/4/17
By LizDTM
Give a thumbs up
Location: Central TexasDate: 2017-07-26
By Esperanza
Give a thumbs up
Location: MOBOT -   St LouisDate: 2013-02-25
By jmorth
Give a thumbs up

This plant is tagged in:
Image Image Image Image Image Image

Comments:
Posted by Rhandrich (Salem OR - Zone 8b) on Mar 1, 2020 11:47 AM

Mine is less lumpy than the one shown earlier and has NO SPINES at all. It is a genetic mutant and the only way to propagate is through cuttings.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Monstrose, Cristata, Crested, and other fun mutations by Esperanza Mar 2, 2020 9:38 PM 35

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by ge1836 and is called "Fall Clematis"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.