Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei
Pilosocereus gounellei

Cultivation and propagation: This is a much decorative frost hardy cactus. Where the open-air cultivation is not possible due to the climate, it is to be cultivated in a pot in order to shelter it in winter.

Soil: Grow it in a rich and particularly draining substratum, as it is very sensitive to rottenness when in presence of humidity and low temperatures and let the soil dry out between waterings.

Water: In summer, during the vegetative period, it must be regularly watered, but allowing the substratum to completely dry up before irrigating again; in winter, it’s to be kept dry.

Hardines: Hardy to 7° but tolerates temperatures down to -12°C for short periods if very dry. However, in cultivation it is better not to expose it to below zero temperatures, especially if in presence of high atmospheric humidity.

Exposure: It needs full sun exposure.

Manteinance: Repot in the spring, when their roots become cramped. Generally, they should be repotted every other year in order to provide fresh soil. After repotting, do not water for a week or more.

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

Bloom Season Spring or fall
Botanical Name Pilosocereus gounellei
Common Name Xiquexique
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color White
Growth Habit Columnar
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 10a
Mature Size 4m
Native Area Brazil
Resistance 30f
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Pilosocereus gounellei

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Height: 16"- 20"
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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

If you live in a cold climate and 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. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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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.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Cultivation and propagation: This is a much decorative frost hardy cactus. Where the open-air cultivation is not possible due to the climate, it is to be cultivated in a pot in order to shelter it in winter.

Soil: Grow it in a rich and particularly draining substratum, as it is very sensitive to rottenness when in presence of humidity and low temperatures and let the soil dry out between waterings.

Water: In summer, during the vegetative period, it must be regularly watered, but allowing the substratum to completely dry up before irrigating again; in winter, it’s to be kept dry.

Hardines: Hardy to 7° but tolerates temperatures down to -12°C for short periods if very dry. However, in cultivation it is better not to expose it to below zero temperatures, especially if in presence of high atmospheric humidity.

Exposure: It needs full sun exposure.

Manteinance: Repot in the spring, when their roots become cramped. Generally, they should be repotted every other year in order to provide fresh soil. After repotting, do not water for a week or more.

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

Bloom Season Spring or fall
Botanical Name Pilosocereus gounellei
Common Name Xiquexique
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color White
Growth Habit Columnar
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 10a
Mature Size 4m
Native Area Brazil
Resistance 30f
Sun Exposure Full sun

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