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Cephalocereus senilis            Family: Cactaceae   (Cactus)          
Old Man Cactus

 

Picture of Cephalocereus senilis

 Photography by: Dr. Robert E. Lyons

       
Type: Perennial, succulent
Hardiness range: 9B - 11
Height: 20' to 50' / 6.00m to 15.20m
Spread: 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
Growth rate: Slow
Exposure: Full sun
Persistence: Evergreen
Bloom color: Red, white, yellow
Leaf color: Green
Fruit color: Red
Water requirements: Dry
Soil pH requirements: Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type: Sandy, loamy
Form: Columnar, upright or erect
Landscape uses: Container, massing, rock garden, specimen
Attributes and features: Native to North America
   
Picture of Cephalocereus senilis

 Photography by: Dr. Edward F. Gilman

Picture of Cephalocereus senilis

 Photography by: Dr. Edward F. Gilman

Picture of Cephalocereus senilis

 Photography by: Dr. Edward F. Gilman

Picture of Cephalocereus senilis

 Photography by: Dr. Edward F. Gilman

Picture of Cephalocereus senilis

 Photography by: Horticopia, Inc.

Picture of Cephalocereus senilis

 Photography by: Horticopia, Inc.

Picture of Cephalocereus senilis

 Photography by: Horticopia, Inc.

 

 

Cephalocereus senilis

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