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Brachycereus nesioticus
Scientific Name: Brachycereus nesioticus (K.Schum.) Backeb. in Backeb. & F.M.Knuth
Synonym: Cereus nesioticus
Family: Cactaceae
Listed in CITES Appendix 1
Frost Tolerance: Avoid frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 60F (15C)

Sun Exposure:

Origin: Galapagos Islands

Growth Habits: Short columnar plants, densely clumping from the base; stems up to 2 feet long (60 cm), 2 inches in diameter (5 cm); 14-22 ribs; 40 or more spines, 1 inch long (2.5 cm)

Watering Needs:

Propagation:


Blooming Habits:
DIurnal white flowers from the side of the stems, 4 inches long (10 cm), 2 inches in diameter (5 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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