Trichocereus Schickendantzii Cactus Seeds
Trichocereus Schickendantzii is one of the more unique Trichocereus species. This species has a patchy distribution but it is locally abundant in the high altitude grasslands and Yunga forest of Argentina an Bolivia. It is arguable the most beautiful flowering Trichocereus species and this becomes clear when it blooms in spring and summer. The beautiful large cup-shaped white flowers are about 20 long and cluster on top and remain open at times for three days. Trichocereus schickendantzii is also special due to its cold tolerance. It is frost hardy and can grow virtually anywhere. It is a summer grower species that offers no cultivation difficulties. It can be overwintered outdoors if sheltered from rain and severe frosts. (-10c)
*See our cactus propagation page for Trichocereus seed sowing tips.