|Scientific Name||Pachycereus pringlei|
|Principal Common Name||Cardon|
|Description||A giant cactus growing 60' tall with a columnar trunk up to 4-1/2 ft wide. The trunk and branches have 11 to 17 ribs covered with many areoles of 20 to 30 gray spines. White flowers bloom and then form tan bristly fruits.|
|Height Range||35 - 0 FT|
|Spread Range||15 - 0 FT|
|USDA Zones||10a : 10b : 11|
|Form||Cactus : Small Tree|
|Flower Time||Mar : Apr : May : June|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Watering Preferences||Medium : Sparse|
|Outstanding Features||Form : Heat Tolerant : Shape : Size : Texture|
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