tall cactus golden saguaro

The common names of Neobuxbaumia polylopha are the cone cactus, golden saguaro, golden spined saguaro, and wax cactus. The form of Neobuxbaumia polylopha is a single large arborescent stalk. It can grow to heights of over 15 meters and can grow to weigh many tons.  The pith of the cactus can be as wide as 20 centimeters. The columnar stem of the cactus has between 10 and 30 ribs, with 4 to 8 spines arranged in a radial manner. The spines are between 1 and 2 centimeters in length and are bristle like. The flowers of Neobuxbaumia polylopha are a deeply tinted red, a rarity among columnar cacti, which usually have white flowers. The flowers grow on most of the areoles. The areoles that produce flowers and the other vegetative areoles on the cactus are similar.
They are used to create groups in the garden, as isolated specimens, in rockeries and in large pots for terraces. They are ideal for coastal gardens with a Mediterranean climate.

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Neobuxbaumia polylopha needs full sun or semi-shade exposure. In winter it's better not to expose them to less than 5 ºC. They must be protected from the wind.
They can grow in any soil that is very well drained and slightly acidic (add leaf mulch, for example).
Irrigate with little amount of water once a week during the summer; reduce watering the rest of the year and do not water in winter.
Fertilize monthly in summer with a mineral cactus fertilizer.
They are plants resistant to pests and diseases but sensitive to excess water.
They are propagated by cuttings or from seeds sown in a seedbed with background heat.

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Climate Subtropics
Place of Origin China
Size/height 50cm,100cm,120cm,150cm,170cm,200cm
Use Indoor/outdoor Plants
Color Green,yellow
Shipment By air or by sea
Feature live plants
Province Yunnan
Type Succulent Plants
Product Type Natural Plants
Product name Neobuxbaumia polylopha, golden saguaro

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