Trichocereus terscheckii | ‘Argentine Saguaro’, ‘Cardón’, ‘Cardón Grande’, ‘Cardón Santos’, ‘Golden Saguaro’, ‘South American Saguaro’, ‘San Pedro’ | Seeds
Arkham’s Botanical proudly offers this high-quality and viable Trichocereus terscheckii cactus seed which will grow out into some beautiful and much sought-after cacti!
The attractive Trichocereus terscheckii (syn. Echinopsis terscheckii) is a large columnar cactus native to areas of Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru. Growing well in USDA Hardiness Zones 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13, the species is commonly known as the ‘Cardón Grande’ or ‘Argentine Saguaro’.
Like other closely-related Trichocereus species such as Trichocereus pachanoi (‘San Pedro’) and Trichocereus peruvianus (‘Peruvian Torch’), it’s easy to grow from seed, producing branching columns up to roughly ten metres high and fifty centimetres in diameter.
All the seed sold by Arkham’s Botanical was freshly and ethically sourced in 2018