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Lemaireocereus pruinosus SEEDS

Lemaireocereus pruinosus SEEDS

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Lemaireocereus pruinosus, commonly known as the Blue Candle Cactus, is a distinctive and visually striking cactus species native to the arid regions of Mexico and parts of the southwestern United States. This cactus is renowned for its unique appearance, characterized by tall, columnar stems covered in a powdery, silvery-blue or grayish-white coating of fine spines and fuzz, giving it an otherworldly, almost ethereal quality.

The Blue Candle Cactus typically grows upright, reaching heights of up to 3 meters (10 feet) or more in its natural habitat. Its stems have numerous vertical ridges that are segmented, and it produces large, white, nocturnal flowers that bloom in the warmer months, adding a stark contrast to its otherwise pale, bluish-green appearance.

Lemaireocereus pruinosus is well-adapted to the harsh desert environments where it thrives, requiring minimal water and thriving in well-draining soil. Its striking appearance makes it a popular choice for cactus enthusiasts and collectors, as well as an eye-catching addition to xeriscape gardens and arid landscapes.

Gardeners appreciate the Blue Candle Cactus for its dramatic presence and low-maintenance care requirements, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a unique and hardy ornamental plant with a touch of desert charm.

Botanical family: Cactaceae

Botanical genus: Lemaireocereus

Botanical species: Lemaireocereus pruinosus

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