2 inch Oreocereus trollii
2 inch Oreocereus trollii
2 inch Oreocereus trollii
2 inch Oreocereus trollii

Oreocereus trollii

(This plant comes in a 2 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)

Originally from South Bolivia and North Argentina, this shrubby columnar cactus is covered with fine, completely enveloping hair and powerful colored spines also known as Old Man of the Mountain. Grows in very arid mountainous area where its thick hair protects it against light night frosts and from the intense sunlight found at the altitude in which it resides.

Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 7-11
Frost tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix to 20°F (-7°C)
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Heat tolerance: Needs protection from the afternoon sun
Sun exposure: Full sun
Origin: Mountains of Argentina and southern Bolivia
Growth habits: Columnar cactus, slowly clumping, 2" tall (60 cm)
Watering needs: Light water, rot easily in winter
Propagation: Seeds
Blooming habits: Red flowers, 1.5"in diameter (4 cm)

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season Late spring or early summer
Common Name Borzicactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Pink to violet red
Frost Tolerance -12 C
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 7a
Height 3 feet
Origin Argentina
Pot Size 2 inch
Scientific Name 2 inch Oreocereus trollii
Shape Shrubby columnar
Sun Exposure Full sun

2 inch Oreocereus trollii

SKU: 1367

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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