PlantsEchinopsis→Argentine Saguaro (Echinopsis terscheckii)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: Up to 30-40 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Conservation status: Vulnerable (VU)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Vulnerable
These are fast growing, relatively cold hardy, tree-sized cacti.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Is This by Kelli Apr 29, 2020 11:15 AM 9
Echinopsis synonyms by Jai_Ganesha Apr 7, 2018 12:55 PM 25
Cactus and succulents chat by Baja_Costero Jan 19, 2021 8:09 PM 9,307

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