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Pachycereus schottii f. monstrosus (Totem Pole Cactus)

Pachycereus schottii f. monstrosus
Totem Pole Cactus

The Totem Pole Cactus is a slow growing columnar cactus. It produces branches of smooth, green, waxy stems and in the spring pale pink flowers emerge. These flowers are unpleasantly fragrant, and open at night. The Totem Pole Cactus is extremely heat and sun tolerant but is not equipped for freezing temperatures or frost.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 10 (30°F)Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Pink, Rose
Flower Season Spring
Growth Rate Slow
Height 10-12ft
Spread 3-5ft
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Walls and Fences
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Heat, Rabbit, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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