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Stenocereus thurberi (Organ Pipe Cactus)

Stenocereus thurberi
Organ Pipe Cactus

The Organ Pipe Cactus is an impressive columnar cactus, a mature plant can produce over 30 branches and grow over 15-20 feet tall. This cactus grows pale lavender and white flowers, these blooms open at night and remain open the following day. Delicious and tasty fruits arise from the flowers, attracting a large variety of wildlife. The Organ Pipe cactus is long living and easy to care for, making it the perfect addition to any desert garden.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent, Tree
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 10 (30°F)Zone 11 (40°F)Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color White, Creamy White, Lavender
Flower Season
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 15-20
Spread 10-12
Characteristics Evergreen, Fruit & Berries, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rabbit, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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