Trichocereus hybrid var. Western Red


The Trichocereus hybrid var. Western Red is an absolutely stunning species. It is easy to cultivate and has low water needs, making it a fantastic choice for xeriscaping/rockeries. This columnar cactus stays small with a mature height and width of 2'. Overtime, it will begin to form clusters.

If you are looking for a plant to impress your neighbors, look no further! The Trichocereus hybrid var. Western Red, effortlessly produces numerous blooms throughout the growing season (spring/summer months). As pictured, its flowers are nothing short of spectacular. Flowers are massive, showy and take on an electrified reddish-pink color.

Plant Details
Flower : 
Electrified reddish-pink
Ideal Light Conditions: 
Full sun
Ideal Water Conditions: 
Low (drought tolerant)
Speed of Growth: 
Mature Height: 
Mature Width: 
2' (clusters)
Latin Name: 
Trichocereus hybrid var. Western Red
Common Name: 
Western Red

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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