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cactus succulent identification, please

Posted by mary11 9 (My Page) on
Sat, May 2, 09 at 15:49

I bought this specimen at the local nursery. It was one of a kind, no ID attached. Unfortunately, the nursery people couldn't help. Does anybody know what this is, and its cultivation requirements?

Thanks!

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RE: cactus succulent identification, please

Looks like type of Cereus....


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RE: cactus succulent identification, please

I'm guessing either euphorbia or senecio. If it has milky white sap, it's probably a euphorbia.


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RE: cactus succulent identification, please

It's Known as ... No kidding... A Penis Cactus!
It's a Monstrose form of Echinopsis lageniformis. It's also referred to as Trichocereus bridgesii.


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RE: cactus succulent identification, please

paulzie32, well you said it and I didn't so thanks. I will google to find cultivation tips unless you or somebody else has some to share!

mary


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RE: cactus succulent identification, please

I bought plant with no identification. It stands upright with rather thick light green leaves heavily bordered with white. It seems to obviously be a succulent.
Any ideas out there? Would love to propragate. Thanks


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