Cereus rapandus peruvians monstrose
Cereus rapandus peruvians monstrose

Cereus rapandus peruvians monstrose

(This plant comes in a 3.5" 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).

Also known as the monstrose apple cactus, it is a cactus with a branching, treelike form. This cactus has irregularly ribbed gray to green stems that can grow up to 15' tall, large night-blooming white flowers and edible orange fruits with white flesh.

Recommended temperature zone: USDA:10-12
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Full sun
Origin: Probably West Indies and or Venezuela, but cultivated throughout Central and South America
Growth habits: Tree-like cactus, up to 33' tall (10 m); segmented stems, 4 to 8" in
diameter (10 to 20 cm); 9 or 10 rounded ribs; very variable supination
Propagation: Cuttings in summer


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

Blooming Season June to september
Common Name Monstrose Apple Cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Red/yellow/orange
Frost Tolerance  -7.7 ° c
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9 to 11
Height 15 feet
Origin Mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Cereus rapandus peruvians monstrose
Shape Tree like/candelabra
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Ralph G.
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Cactusville east

All my cacti are beautiful and healthy. I check them every morning

betsy h.
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Love the way it looks

Dennis M.
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Interesting species of cactus

Nice cactus. Very interesting specimen. Nice size and in perfect condition.

Charles V.
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Different and Special

The plant arrived in great shape. It is a true, unique stand-out among all my other plants. I'm looking forward to it growing when I'm sure it will be getting lots of attention from passers by.

Gabriela D.
United States United States


So cute. I said good morning to all my cactus and plants. I loved.

Cereus rapandus peruvians monstrose

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