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Browningia hertlingiana

Blue Cereus

Blue Cactus
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Browningia hertlingiana
Principal Common Name Blue Cereus
Common Name(s) Blue Cactus
Synonym Azureocereus hertlingianus, Azureocereus nobilis, Browningia hertlingiana, Clistanthocereus hertlingianus
Description A turquoise-blue colored columnar cactus that can eventually grow up to 30 feet tall. On mature plants the stems can be up to 1 foot in diameter. White rather insignificant flowers about 2 inches wide.
General Comments
Origin South America
Height Range 20 - 30 FT
Spread Range 1 - 4 FT
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones
Leaf Color
Leaf Texture Cactus-like : Spiky
Form Cactus : Tree
Flower Color White
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Sparse
Outstanding Features Color : Container Plant : Drought tolerant : Form

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