Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus
Stenocereus pruinosus

Stenocereus pruinosus, also commonly known as the ‘Gray Ghost Organ Pipe’, can grow up to a height of 6-7 meters and enter dormancy in winters. It is one of the most famous plants in the Cactaceae family. Stenocereus pruinosus is a Globose-shaped plant that has its origin in Mexico.

Growth Rate

Stenocereus pruinosus has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

This attractive cactus blooms in Early spring and produces Pink, purple, or white flowers.

Watering and Feeding

You can water it regularly in the spring and fall when it grows the most. This plant, however, goes dormant in the winter. As a result, you should reduce or stop watering entirely. Even though Stenocereus pruinosus is a low-maintenance species, it could benefit from some fertilizer.

Soil

The most important factor to consider when selecting a potting medium for this plant is good drainage. It is best to look for a commercial mix designed specifically for cactus plants.

Hardiness

Gray Ghost Organ Pipe is not frost-hardy. It has a frost tolerance of 10° C (50° F) and belongs to the hardiness zone of 8b.

Light

This ornamental houseplant requires direct sunlight and full sun exposure. If you are growing these cacti indoors, make sure they get at least 12 to 18 hours of direct sunlight per day.

Propagation

You can propagate Stenocereus pruinosus from a stem cutting.

Stenocereus pruinosus is simple to care for, and it rewards your efforts and patience with lovely blooms and edible fruits. If you want to consider buying this plant, you should not think twice.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Early spring, summer
Botanical Name Stenocereus pruinosus
Common Name Gray Ghost Organ Pipe
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pink, purple, white
Genus Stenocereus
Growth Habit Columnar
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 16 ft. tall, 10 ft, wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Shrubby Cactus
Propagation By stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Cactus potting mix soil
Special Features Funnelshaped flowers
Sun Exposure Full sun (direct sunlight)
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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Stenocereus pruinosus

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Stenocereus pruinosus, also commonly known as the ‘Gray Ghost Organ Pipe’, can grow up to a height of 6-7 meters and enter dormancy in winters. It is one of the most famous plants in the Cactaceae family. Stenocereus pruinosus is a Globose-shaped plant that has its origin in Mexico.

Growth Rate

Stenocereus pruinosus has a slow growth rate.

Flowering

This attractive cactus blooms in Early spring and produces Pink, purple, or white flowers.

Watering and Feeding

You can water it regularly in the spring and fall when it grows the most. This plant, however, goes dormant in the winter. As a result, you should reduce or stop watering entirely. Even though Stenocereus pruinosus is a low-maintenance species, it could benefit from some fertilizer.

Soil

The most important factor to consider when selecting a potting medium for this plant is good drainage. It is best to look for a commercial mix designed specifically for cactus plants.

Hardiness

Gray Ghost Organ Pipe is not frost-hardy. It has a frost tolerance of 10° C (50° F) and belongs to the hardiness zone of 8b.

Light

This ornamental houseplant requires direct sunlight and full sun exposure. If you are growing these cacti indoors, make sure they get at least 12 to 18 hours of direct sunlight per day.

Propagation

You can propagate Stenocereus pruinosus from a stem cutting.

Stenocereus pruinosus is simple to care for, and it rewards your efforts and patience with lovely blooms and edible fruits. If you want to consider buying this plant, you should not think twice.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Early spring, summer
Botanical Name Stenocereus pruinosus
Common Name Gray Ghost Organ Pipe
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Pink, purple, white
Genus Stenocereus
Growth Habit Columnar
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 16 ft. tall, 10 ft, wide
Native Area Mexico
Plant Type Shrubby Cactus
Propagation By stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type Cactus potting mix soil
Special Features Funnelshaped flowers
Sun Exposure Full sun (direct sunlight)
Toxicity Safe for humans, friendly to dogs, friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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