Pachycereus pringlei, Cardon Cactus or Mexican Giant Cardon
Pachycereus pringlei, Cardon Cactus or Mexican Giant Cardon
Pachycereus pringlei, Cardon Cactus or Mexican Giant Cardon
Pachycereus pringlei, Cardon Cactus or Mexican Giant Cardon
Pachycereus pringlei, Cardon Cactus or Mexican Giant Cardon
Pachycereus pringlei, Cardon Cactus or Mexican Giant Cardon
Pachycereus pringlei, Cardon Cactus or Mexican Giant Cardon
Pachycereus pringlei, Cardon Cactus or Mexican Giant Cardon

Pachycereus pringlei, Cardon Cactus or Mexican Giant Cardon

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Vibes Fold Round 22cm - Deep Blue
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+ £15.99
Vibes Fold Round 22cm - Silky White
Vibes Fold Round 22cm - Silky White
+ £15.99
Vibes Fold Round 22cm - Delicate Pink
Vibes Fold Round 22cm - Delicate Pink
+ £15.99
Albero planter (21cm pot)
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+ £29.99
Como Turquoise premium Glaze planter (26cm plant pot)
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Slate grey stoneware handle planter (21cm pot)
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Introducing the Pachycereus pringlei, also known as the Cardon Cactus or Mexican Giant Cardon, a magnificent and towering cactus that brings a touch of desert beauty to your indoor space. This impressive plant originates from the arid regions of Mexico and stands as a symbol of resilience and grandeur.

The Pachycereus pringlei showcases a tall, columnar form with ribbed stems that can reach impressive heights of up to 60 feet in its natural habitat. While it may not grow quite as tall indoors, it still offers a stunning display with its distinctive shape and texture. The stems are vibrant green in colour and are covered in prominent spines, adding to its captivating aesthetic.

Caring for the Pachycereus pringlei requires understanding its natural habitat and specific needs. Here are some essential care tips to ensure its well-being:

Light Requirements: Place the Pachycereus pringlei in a location with plenty of bright, indirect sunlight. It thrives in full sun conditions, so try to provide as much light as possible. However, be cautious of intense, direct sunlight, as it can cause sunburn on the stems.

Temperature and Humidity: This desert cactus is adapted to hot and dry conditions. It prefers temperatures between 20°C and 30°C (68°F and 86°F) during the day and slightly cooler temperatures at night. It can tolerate low humidity levels, making it suitable for indoor environments.

Watering: The Pachycereus pringlei is drought-tolerant and prefers infrequent but deep watering. Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings, and then thoroughly soak the soil until water drains out of the pot's drainage holes. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.

Soil and Potting: Use a well-draining cactus or succulent potting mix to ensure proper drainage. The Pachycereus pringlei prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil pH. Repotting is typically not required often, as this slow-growing cactus is okay with being slightly root-bound.

Fertilizing: Fertilize the Pachycereus pringlei sparingly. Use a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer specifically formulated for cacti and succulents. Apply the fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) at half the recommended strength to avoid overfertilization.

Styling-wise, the Pachycereus pringlei makes a bold statement as a focal point in any indoor space. Its tall and commanding presence adds drama and a touch of desert to your decor. Please place it in a large, sturdy pot to accommodate its growing size, or incorporate it into a desert-themed landscape arrangement with other cacti and succulents.

Is it suitable if I have pets?
No, unfortunately, it can be toxic to pets. 

Size: Pot Size: 21cm (diameter) Plant Height: 50cm (from the bottom of the nursery pot to the top of the plant) and 21cm (diameter) Plant Height: 65cm

Our plants are carefully selected and supplied in plastic nursery pots, ensuring their safety during transportation and allowing you to choose a decorative pot of your preference. Experience the enchantment of the red coral and elevate your indoor oasis with this extraordinary plant.

Shipping: We ship via DPD’s 24-hour tracked carbon neutral service. 

Delivery times are 7-10 working days, but are usually much quicker. More details can be found here

We post all our plants to most of the UK, with the exceptions of the Islands of Scotland, the Scottish Highlands, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, the Isle of White, the Scilly Isles and the Channel Islands due to the high cost of shipping.

Measurements: The plant heights provided encompass the plant stem and the foliage length, along with the depth of the grow pot, which includes the living root system, and not just the portion of the plant that is visible above the soil level.

Although we strive to provide plants within the specified size range, there may be some instances where the plants supplied could be slightly smaller or larger than the size selected.

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