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Pachycereus pringlei /Giant Mexican Cereus

Pachycereus pringlei     / Pachycereus pringlei
Can attain a height of 40 tall with trunk up to 40 inches thick
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Can attain a height of 40 tall with trunk up to 40 inches thick

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Scientific Name: Pachycereus pringlei
Common Name: Giant Mexican Cereus
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Can grow up to 40 feet tall, but usually shorter in landscape areas. Young plant should have light shade and can stand full sunlight when several years old. The edible fruit is rich in pectin and is often used to make jellies.