Recommended Temperature Zone:|
Frost Tolerance: Frost tender
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Origin: Western Argentina, Bolivia
Growth Habits: Multi-stemmed columnar cactus, basally branching, 2 to 2.5 inches in diameter (5-6 cm), 7 feet tall (2 m); 10 to 15 ribs; yellowish areoles turning grey as they age; 1 to 3 yellowish centrals, 0.5 inch long (12 mm); 8 to 10 radials, 0.5 inch long (12 mm).
Watering Needs: Moderate water