Buiningia brevicylindrica var. longispina
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Growth Habits: Clumping columnar cactus, up to 24 inches tall (60 cm), stems 2.4 to 7.2 inches (6 to 18 cm) in diameter; 10 to 18 ribs; offsetting ; 1 to 4 central spines, 0.8 to 2.4 inches (2 to 6 cm) long; 7 to 15 radial spines, 0.6 to 1.2 inches (1.5 to 3 cm) long;
Blooming Habits: Nocturnal green or yellow flowers, 0.6 inches in diameter (1.5 cm) out of lateral cephalium, made of white wool and yellow bristles.
Description: It is a small, columnar cactus with golden spines.
Stem: Can grow about to to 50 in height in time.
Flowers: Small yellowish nocturnal that form in a lateral "cephalium" (a densely woolly or bristly area which denotes that the plant is mature enough to flower)
Blooming season: Summer.
Cultivation and Propagation: Requires porous cactus soil. Prefers bright light to morning sun. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Prefers semi-tropical temperatures. Protect from frost.
Propagation: Usually by seeds or by cuttings (if available) in summer.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Coleocephalocereus aureus subs. Brevicylindricus|
|Frost Tolerance||32f (0°c)|
|Height||Up to 24 inches tall (60 cm)|
|Scientific Name||Buiningia brevicylindrica var. longispina|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|