This plant is shipped Bare root. Our specimen category are plants that are grown in different ways, some of them are grown in pots, some are grown in trays and other are grown directly in our fields, that is why we will ship them bare root. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout.
You will receive one plant. This plant is shown in a 10" Pot and the size is between 15 to 18 inches tall.
You are looking at the tallest cactus in the world. Pachycereus pringlei or Saguaro cactus is also known as Mexican giant cardon or elephant cactus. Native to the region of Sonora Mexico.
An average mature cardon may reach a height of 10 metres (30 ft), but individuals as tall as 18 metres (60 ft) are known. It is a slow-growing plant with a lifespan measured in hundreds of years. Most adult cardon have several side branches that may be as massive as the trunk. The resulting tree may attain a weight of 25lbs.
|Common Name||Mexican giant cardon|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||10a to 11b|
|Height||10 metres (30 ft)|
|Scientific Name||1-18 inch False saguaro Cordon Pachycereus pringleite Specimen|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|