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Trichocereus pachanoi | ‘San Pedro’ | Rooted plant

Rated 4.80 out of 5 based on 5 customer ratings
(5 customer reviews)

£ 12.99

Trichocereus pachanoi (‘San Pedro’) is a columnar cactus species from Ecuador and Peru. ~10-12cm rooted plant.

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Description

Trichocereus pachanoi | ‘Achuma’, ‘Aguacolla’, ‘Giganton’, ‘Hahuacollay’, ‘Huachuma’, ‘San Pedro’, ‘Wachuma’ | ~10-12cm Rooted plant

Commonly known as ‘San Pedro’, Trichocereus pachanoi (syn. Echinopsis pachanoi) is a fast-growing columnar cactus found naturally in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru. A native of the Ecuadorian and Peruvian Andes Mountains, where it prefers an altitude range of around 6,600 to 9,800 feet, pachanoi has been used for more than 3,000 years by humans, variously as an ornamental, for religious divination and in traditional medicine (human and animal). It’s closely related to the ‘Bolivian Torch’, Trichocereus bridgesii.

Trichocereus pachanoi is a light to dark green cactus, growing up to twenty feet tall (although the highest recorded was forty feet!) under ideal conditions in USDA Zones 8-10. Its stems, usually forming multiple branches from the plants base, grow up to fifteen centimetres in diameter and generally possess six to eight ribs.

Pachanoi’s origins in the Andes enable it to withstand far lower temperatures than can many other cacti and it’s consequently easy to grow indoors and outdoors in most areas. Averaging around twelve inches of new growth per year in an ideal climate, pachanoi can be propagated from seed or cuttings, requiring fertile, free-draining soil and regular watering.

Grown in the sunny UK!


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Additional information

Product Type:

Live plant

Amount:

1 live plant

Length:

~10-12cm

Common Name:

San Pedro

Family:

Cactaceae

Genus:

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Species:

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5 reviews for Trichocereus pachanoi | ‘San Pedro’ | Rooted plant

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Antony

    Lovely specimens, have been well looked after and will continue to be so. Very happy with the purchase.

    • Arkham’s

      Thanks for the feedback Antony – sounds like they’ve found a good home!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lewis

    A beautiful specimen!

    • Arkham’s

      🙂 All cacti are beautiful!

  3. Rated 4 out of 5

    Anonymous

    Seems healthy, would have preferred it to be in a pot rather than arriving with exposed root as had to purchase soil to keep alive.

    • Arkham’s

      Duly noted – we’ll try to make that clearer – thanks for your feedback & enjoy your new plant!

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Liam

    Awesome 👌🌵

    • Arkham’s

      🙂 Glad you think so Liam – thanks for the comment!

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anonymous

    great customer service as always 🙂

    • Arkham’s

      🙂 Great customer as always!

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