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May 13, 2020 6:01 PM CST
Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Giant Cardón

Pachycereus pringlei (a giant tree) from above, showing active growth and furry areoles.

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Mexican Giant Cardon (Pachycereus pringlei)
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May 13, 2020 6:29 PM CST
Name: Frenchy
Falls Church, VA (Zone 7b)
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Great cross section Baja! Makes for a great banner!
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May 13, 2020 6:33 PM CST
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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Spectacular banner Baja!
As Yogi Berra said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
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May 13, 2020 6:37 PM CST
Name: Valerie
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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I agree fabulous!
Touch_of_sky on the LA
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May 13, 2020 6:48 PM CST
Name: Kristi
east Texas pineywoods (Zone 8a)
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What an intense banner that photo makes. Nice! Thumbs up
Believe in yourself even when no one else will. ~ Sasquatch
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May 13, 2020 8:53 PM CST
Name: Karen
New Mexico (Zone 8a)
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Great banner, Baja! At first glance I had no idea what I was looking at!
Handcrafted Coastal Inspired Art SeaMosaics!
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May 13, 2020 10:51 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Gorgeous cactus Baja!
Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant, 1Cor. 13:4
Let’s talk about Animal Fun Facts, Birds, Trees/Shrubs, or Oleanders!
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May 14, 2020 5:13 AM CST
Name: Lynn
Oregon City, OR (Zone 8b)
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Wow, it gets up to 60 feet! Great photo Baja. I find the new red needles so very interesting.
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May 14, 2020 3:41 PM CST
Name: Toni Melvin
Sherwood Oregon (Zone 8a)
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Boy, that really got my attention! Looks painfully beautiful Hilarious!
Toni
I aspire to be the person my dog thinks I am
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May 14, 2020 4:20 PM CST
Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Thanks for the kind words and the acorn, folks. This is one of my oldest and most favoritest plants, which I hope to see become an actual tree one day. Here is one in habitat:

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May 14, 2020 10:16 PM CST
Name: Johannian
The Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Beautiful cactus and a beautiful banner Baja!
Honor thy father and thy mother, do unto your neighbor as you would have them do unto you. (Mat. 19:19)
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