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Lemaireocereus marginatus /Organ Pipe Cactus, Mexican Fence Post

Lemaireocereus marginatus   / Lemaireocereus marginatus
Multiple stems of this cactus
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Multiple stems of this cactus

In an arid landscape with other cacti and succulents

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Scientific Name: Lemaireocereus marginatus
Common Name: Organ Pipe Cactus, Mexican Fence Post
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: Although hardy to zone 7, they are only recommended for zones 9-11 for outdoor culture. These plants tend to grow upward and develop very little in width. They tend to have a very narrow columnar form. Once established, they are very drought tolerant.