Acanthocereus tetragonus Fairy Castle Cactus
(This plant comes in a 3.5 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).
"Fairytale castle", Fairy castle" or "Green finger" cactus is the evocative name by which this common succulent plant is marketed and refers to the numerous vertical stems of different heights that resemble spires and turrets. Fairy Castle Cactus grows well on its own roots and will form quite large clumps of several hundreds offsets, if given time and grown properly. Growing fairy castle cactus inside your home is an easy beginning gardener project. It needs plenty of space for its roots. Use pot with good drainage. Bright, warm window seat in summer enjoy being outdoors, but slowly get used to the sun. Place the little cactus in a bright sunny location that is away from drafts or air conditioning.
Flowers: The fairy castle cactus rarely blooms
Frost tolerance: never let the nighttimes temperatures fall below 10°C/they may die with exposure to temperatures below 0°C
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: bright light, and some direct sun, but avoid direct afternoon sun in summer
Origin: Garden origin.
Watering needs: Water thoroughly during the growing season when soil is dry to the touch. Less or no water during cold winter months to prevent root loss.
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 for an additional $3.00. 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 save to ship. Care instructions: Care instructions are included in every package you order. Shipping details and customer service policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. 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.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz