This is the largest member of the Cactaceae and can reach 12 tons in weight and alleged to live more than 200 years. Pollinated by birds and insects by day, bats by night.
Sometimes transplanted from the wild but not thriving in cultivation.
Pima County, Az, USA. Via Matt Opel from seed of Mesa Garden 76.1, sown March 9 2021
data regenerated on Sun, 16 Jul 2023 11:20:12 -0400 [bcm v4.0]