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Stenocereus sp., Organ Pipe Cactus, Octopus Cactus

Stenocereus sp.

Organ Pipe Cactus, Octopus Cactus
Family: Cactaceae
Origin: Mexico, Central America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleThorny or spiny

Stenocereus is a genus of columnar or tree-like cacti.

Stenocereus are often used as ornamental plants in hot and arid regions, and as noted above, some species can double as a fruit crop.





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