Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing
Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing
Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing
Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing
Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing
Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing
Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing
Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing
Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing
Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing
Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing
Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing

Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

As a part of the Cactaceae family, the Cereus forbesii crest monstrose ming thing grows in a sculpted club-like shape. It is a columnar plant that grows up to 12 inches or 30.5 cm in height. Also commonly known as Woolly areoles, the plant has its surface covered with wool-like areoles and small black spines. The ming thing cactus flower is large and characterized by a funnel shape that is white in color with purple hues. The blooming season is spring to early summer. The winter-dormant cactus is a native of Bolivia and Argentina and is not frost-hardy. It is a slow-growing cactus requiring full sun to partial shade.

Growth Rate

Ming Thing Cactus is a slow-growing cactus.

Flowering

The small and large Ming Thing Cactus blooms into large, funnel-shaped white flowers with purple hues from spring to early summer.

Watering

The cactus has the typical watering needs. Ensure that between two waterings, the soil is completely dry.

Soil 

Ming Thing should be planted in well-draining soil in clay pots that have adequate drainage holes. Use porous cactus soil for best results.

Hardiness

The hardiness zone for the cactus is 9b to 11a. It is not frost-hardy.

Light

The Ming Thing grows best when exposed to full sun but does ensure filtered or partial shade in summer.

Propagation

The best way to propagate the cactus is via cuttings.

The plant is a smaller or a mutated version of the Cereus forbesii. Amp up the classiness of your garden with this club-shaped cactus!

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

Blooming Season Late autumn to winter.
Common Name Woolly areoles
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower White to reddish flower
Frost Tolerance -1.1°c
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Height 2 m
Origin Bolivia and argentina
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Cereus forbesii monstrose crest ming thing
Shape Blue-green columnar
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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Cereus forbesii crest monstrose Ming Thing

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