Pilosocereus calcisaxicolus
Pilosocereus calcisaxicolus
Pilosocereus calcisaxicolus
Pilosocereus calcisaxicolus
Pilosocereus calcisaxicolus
Pilosocereus calcisaxicolus

Pilosocereus calcisaxicolus

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Also known as Pilosocereus flexibilispinu, is a very nice columnar cactus, the bluish color of the body contrasts with the golden spines. This cacti species can grow up to 20 feet tall.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA: 10-12
Frost tolerance: Will take very little frost before growing tips of the stems are damaged
Minimum avg. temperature: 55°F (12°C)
Sun exposure: Bright shade to full sun
Origin: Northeastern Brazil
Growth habits: Shrubby cactus, up to 20 tall.
Watering needs: Regular water and fertilizer from late spring to early fall. Light watering in winter.


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

Blooming Season Mid summer
Common Name Old man cactus
Dormancy -
Flower White to pale pink
Frost Tolerance -12 C °
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10a - 11
Height 12-15 ft.
Origin Brazil
Scientific Name Pilosocereus calcisaxicolus
Shape Tubular
Sun Exposure Sun to partial shade
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Terri W.
United States United States


Arrived way early. Packaged good & looked better than the picture Thanks again!

Jennifer W.
United States United States

Perfect plant

Fast shipping, the cactus was packaged very well, it was a healthy and good size cactus. Very pleased with my purchase. I will definitely buy from Planet Desert again.

Tyson J.
United States United States

Great little guy

This little guy is great. He looks amazing and was in great shape when I got him. I can’t wait to buy from from Planet Desert

Rodney R.
United States United States


Great blue green color, really healthy plant.

Alan S.
United States United States

Satisfied customer

Bought 3 cacti from this wonderful site & all 3 are beautiful & unique. I'll be buying more when i make more money :p. Only complaint i have is that i didn't know about this site sooner lol.

Pilosocereus calcisaxicolus

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.