Silver Torch - Cereus strausii, Denmoza strausii, Pilocereus strausii

Latin name: Cleistocactus strausii
Common name: Silver Torch
Plant group:
Cacti
Plant family:
Trichocereae
Synonym:

Cereus strausii

Denmoza strausii

Pilocereus strausii

Climate:
Subtropical dry low-savanna or steppe climate
Minimal temperature: 2°C (35°F)
Optimal temperature: 24-26°C (75-78°F)
Recommended place:
sunny or penumbral
Soil:
cactus soil
Plant form:
upright, columnar
Height: 200 cm (78 in.)
Flower color:
pink
reddish
Repotting: every 48 months (4 years)
Rarity: no
Diseases:
Basal rot (Sclerotium cacticola)
Fire Blight  (Erwinia)
Bacterial wilt (Pseudomonas)
Bacterial diseases ()
Fungal wilt (Verticillium)
Yellow fungus (Fusarium oxysporum)
Origin country:
Argentina
Bolivia
Origin territory:
South America
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