Immense Hayward Old Man Cactus..

stanofhJanuary 19, 2014

Cephalocereus?..huge cacti that has it's lower 8' blocked from view by a soundwall. 20' overall?

This post was edited by stanofh on Sun, Jan 19, 14 at 15:54

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wow thats huge!! Healthy too.

    Bookmark   January 19, 2014 at 7:45PM
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What a beautiful specimen! But of what, I do not know...


    Bookmark   January 19, 2014 at 8:55PM
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maark23 TX/8a

Holy cow!!! That is an impressive plant!

Is there flowers on the very top?


    Bookmark   January 19, 2014 at 9:11PM
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Hi Mark.yeah,I think so. In January!

OR its the cephalus. January is too soon to flower now that I think of it.

This post was edited by stanofh on Tue, Jan 21, 14 at 13:56

    Bookmark   January 19, 2014 at 11:19PM
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Hayward has cool plants. It is an old town.
That's a wicked big red flowering camellia in the picture too.
Wouldn't it be funny if the cactus was in a big old pot just beneath the top of the fence, like a 20 foot diameter terra cotta!

    Bookmark   January 21, 2014 at 3:28PM
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I get you..but no pot plant outdoors would ever look perfect. Even if in a raised bed..who builds a raised bed in their backyards more than -at most- a foot?
Its big. The girth in person fits a cacti that tall. Dave's Garden plant website has a photo of a 17' footer 40 years old in San Diego..and it looks to be the same proportions as this. And the Hayward plant has more large pups!

    Bookmark   January 21, 2014 at 11:17PM
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