Cacti like cooler temperatures during their dormant period in the winter.
Mexican fence post cactus indoors.
The mexican fence post is native to the states of hidalgo queretaro and guanajuato and is widely planted and naturalized throughout mexico.
In the northern end of their grow zone mexican fencepost cactus should be brought indoors or protected during the winter months.
Pachycereus marginatus mexican fence post cactus.
My mexican fence post cacti have reached astounding heights and will need to be trimmed somehow sometime in the near ish future.
Like tall houseplants large cactus plants can create a statement as well.
When you receive your new cactus open your box carefully and water if dry.
Please take your time when opening.
Water sparingly in the winter as it does not grow in cold weather.
In very cold zones a containerized mexican fencepost can be brought inside for the winter months.
Cactus showing signs of scale insect infection source.
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This cactus can grow very tall when direct plant outdoors easily taller than a single story house although this can take around 100 years or so.
The stems are 9 10cm 3 4inches in diameter.
A healthy temperature range at night in the winter is 45 60 degrees fahrenheit 7 16 degrees celsius so a basement or a room that gets less heat would be suitable storage areas.
They look bold and trendy and apart from receiving bright indirect light and part sunlight they don t have other requirements.
The cactus develops stout cylindrical stems with ribs over its lifetime.
Monitor the room temperature.
A columnar cactus know for its graphical white margins.
Wikipedia commons cold temperatures mexican fencepost is frost sensitive.
If you want to create a statement and make your home stylish try growing one of these large cactus plants indoors.
Holiday cacti grown indoors such as christmas cactus won t bloom unless they get long nights and short days.
And mexican fence post lemaireocereus marginatus with bright.
They do so well and my mexican fence post cactus has give birth to many new cacti.
Mexican fence post cactus image by palms4u the pachycereus marginatus is a slow growing plant with a height of between 3 7m 12ft and 6 1m 20ft.
So much so some would say it s a good lookin cactus.
Maintenance plant the mexican fencepost in well draining soil and full sun with reflected heat or partial shade.
Living cactus fences and the hardy mexican fence post cactus on sale october 2017 40 off the deep green columnar trunks of the mexican fence post catches the eyes.
If frost is in the forecast cover the top of the cactus with an old t shirt foam cup or wash cloth.
Rot proper watering is essential to the.
But be careful to keep them out of the way of drafts away from leaky windows and off the floor near doors.