General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 10-35 feet
Plant Spread: 10-15 feet. With time this plant will spread out many branches from a central trunk.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 5"-6"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bats
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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Common names
  • Toothpick Cactus
  • Cardon Moro
  • Cardon del Valle
  • Argentine Toothpick Cactus
  • Caiami
  • Dayami
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Stetsonia coryne
  • Synonym: Stetsonia coryne var. procera

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Stetsonia coryne, not p.pachycladus by skopjecollection Apr 21, 2020 5:47 AM 9

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