Neobuxbaumia polylopha


A tall, solitary, pale green, columnar plant reaching to 42ft in the wild and about 14 inches thick. It has 20-50 somewhat rounded ribs with small, white-felted areoles. The spines are yellow: seven to nine radials, half to three quarters inch long, one central to 3 in long and yellowish bristles. Flowers at night in summer in shades of red.

Priced by foot. 3 ft and under $100
$100 for every foot taller after that.

Plant Details
USDA Zone Information: 
Flower : 
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Little to Moderate
Mature Height: 
Mature Width: 
1.5 ft
Walk-in Retail Prices
5 gallon: 
15 gallon: 
Latin Name: 
Neobuxbaumia polylopha

Corporate Clients (The King hangs hard)


RoboCop (1987)
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Hot Pursuit (2015)


USA Network's Queen of the South (2019)

Botanical Gardens:

New York Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City Zoo/Botanical Gardens
Mercer Arboretum in Houston, Texas
Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan


Houston, TX Zoo
San Antonio, TX Zoo

Other Clientele:

Houston, TX Rodeo

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