Trichocereus grandiflorus “Torch Cactus” hybrid - 3.5"

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Colors now includes yellow, gold, white, pink, light pink with rose midstripes, orange, red, and purples. Some flowers are actually bi-colored. In a some cases, flower size has increased to 9" in diameter, rivalling some of the Epiphyllums, or orchid cacti. Through hybridization, the actual appearance of the plant as changed as well. The stems of the type species are somewhat slender, and sometimes become a bit prostrate. Many newer hybrids have thick, cylindrical bodies to 10" in diameter, with offsets forming specimens that span several feet in diameter. This can be quite an awesome sight, with large, brilliant flowers open on each stem! Porous cactus soil with adequate drainage. Bright light. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Protect from frost.


Bloom time: Spring
Size:18+ inches high and 12 inches wide
Plant in porous cactus soil with adequate drainage
Provide bright light with ample airflow
Water thoroughly when soil is completely dry to the touch
Hardiness: Zone 8 
Min Temp: 15° F


Part of what makes succulents so fascinating are the myriad ways they express themselves throughout the year, depending on light, season, temperature, soil, and hydration. For those and other reasons, the plants you receive may not look exactly as they appear on our website.

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