Scientific Name: Cephalocereus senilis
Common Name: old-man cactus
Family Name: Cactaceae
Origin: Mexico, South America
Hardiness Zone: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 °C)
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant, Succulent or Cacti
Mature Size: 10 - 15m x 1.5 - 2.0m (height x width)
Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Columnar
Texture: Medium - coarse
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Needle-like, Whorled, Prickly, Acicular
Flowers: White, Yellow, Pink, Apr-Jul
Fruit: Berry (true), Red, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Cylindrical cactus with fine white hairs partially covering the sharp pointy spines.