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Blue Ghost

Blue Ghost

Regular price $48.40 USD
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Plant Type: Cacti
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Spread: 6-12 inches
Flower Color: white or light pink
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


The Blue Ghost Cactus, scientifically known as Pilosocereus pachycladus, is a striking columnar cactus native to Brazil. It is renowned for its beautiful blue-green stems and is a popular choice among cactus enthusiasts for both landscaping and indoor collections.

This cactus typically grows to about 6 to 12 inches in height but can eventually grow much taller over the years, especially in its natural habitat. The Blue Ghost Cactus forms upright, cylindrical stems that are a stunning blue-green color. These stems are ribbed and can develop a powdery coating that enhances their blue appearance. The cactus is also adorned with areoles that produce spines, which can vary in color from yellow to brown.

One of the appealing features of the Blue Ghost Cactus is its blooming habit. The plant produces large, showy flowers that are typically white or light pink. These flowers usually bloom at night and are pollinated by moths or bats. In cultivation, flowering is most common in mature plants.

Pilosocereus pachycladus thrives in partial shade to full sun, with its color being most vibrant when grown in bright, indirect light or morning sun. It prefers well-draining soil and requires moderate watering, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings.

The Blue Ghost Cactus is often used in cactus gardens, rock gardens, and as a container plant. Its striking blue coloration makes it a standout in any collection and can add a unique aesthetic to garden landscapes or indoor settings.

Overall, the Blue Ghost Cactus is a low-maintenance and visually appealing plant, perfect for those looking to add a touch of exotic beauty to their garden or home. Its unique color, columnar growth, and stunning flowers make it a prized specimen among cactus enthusiasts.

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