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Argentine Giant

Echinopsis candicans

Echinopsis candicans (1) by Anika Malone (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

9a-11b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1m

Min

Flowering

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Argentine Giant Overview

Evergreen, perennial cacti species with a shrubby growth habit. Characterised by their light green, columnar shape and tendency to branch. They produce large, showy white flowers from small unassuming stems, buds are red-pink and the flowers measure approximately 20cm in width and 25cm in length and these open at night.

How to propagate Argentine Giant

Cuttings

Propagation is by seeds or stem cuttings in the spring or summer.

Seed

Other uses of Argentine Giant

Mature plants produce highly scented, nocturnal, funnel-shaped flowers that eventually open flat.