|Full Description: Cactus species; Trichocereus candicans Aka Echinopsis candicans, commonly called ( Argentine giant ) has a large 8" to 10" inches + diameter white billowy blooms with pinkish-maroon back petals and a yellow throat/filaments. Fragrant when blooms first open. Sunset zones: 11-13; USDA: 9-10. Full sun to light shade. Heat tolerant. Low water requirements. Trailing cactus, grows to 4' tall; 10' wide. Hardy to 15°F. Pups easily! Tends to trail or clump over time giving a large mass,from a single plant it takes only a few seasons to obtain a large clump.
Synonyms : Echinopsis candicans.
Common names : Argentine Giant.
Native to : Native to Northern Argentina.
This species along with several others is now scientifically classified under the Echinopsis genus as-Echinopsis candicans, we still have listed as Trichocereus since the stem growth & blooms are large. Blooms are huge and nocturnal, staying open in early morning the next day.
Offered as; A large pup or plant 8" above the soil line and 2-3"+ diameter. Larger sizes are available for pick-up.
( Pictured below are several pictures of Echinopsis candicans in full bloom; front, side views, close ups & typical stem growth examples ).
Established 5 gallon rooted plant(s) up to larger specimen 15 gallon sized multi-plant(s) may also be available for shipping within the U.S. only or for pick-up as most are very large, so sorry but no international shipping of large plants.
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