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Pachycereus marginatus also commonly known as Mexican Fence Post. The beautiful basally clumping columnar cactus has dark green stems with 5-7 white ribs covered in short spines. The stems grow up to 50 feet tall and 8 inches in diameter. The famous Mexican Fence Post blooms in the spring; there are many kinds of colors, including pink, yellow, white, and green.

-How to care for Pachycereus marginatus /Mexican Fence Post Cactus-

Sun/Location: Mexican Fence Post prefers to grow in full sun and partial shade as a low-maintenance plant. It is important to note that young Pachycereus marginatus will be sunburned by overexposure to the sun.

Soil/Pot: Well-drained cactus soil mix work well for the columnar cactus. Adding soil with sand, grit, and perlite to create a desert environment. Using pots with drainage holes or planting them directly in the garden is recommended.

Watering: The soft succulent can grow untouched for decades, so you don't need to water it frequently. Allow the soil to dry out between deep watering completely.

Mexican Fencepost Cactus

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