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Old Man Cactus Cephalocereus senilis

Phonetic Spelling
sef-uh-low-SAIR-ee-us SEE-nil-is
Description

Old Man Cactus is a columnar succulent in the cactus family that spines that form fine white hairs are reminiscent of an old man.  It is native to Mexico but becoming more challenging to find in its natural habitat.  It is a popular houseplant.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#houseplant#interiorscape#cactus#spiny#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#houseplant#interiorscape#cactus#spiny#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cephalocereus
    Species:
    senilis
    Family:
    Cactaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mexico
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Houseplant
    Succulent
    Habit/Form:
    Columnar
    Appendage:
    Spines
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No