Cereus peruvianus monstrose single stem
Cereus peruvianus monstrose single stem
Cereus peruvianus monstrose single stem

Cereus peruvianus monstrose single stem

(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).

Cereus peruvianus monstrose is also known as the monstrose apple cactus. It is a branching, treelike cactus.

Hardiness zones: 9 through 11,

Description: Irregularly ribbed gray-green stems that grow up to 15 feet tall, large night-blooming white flowers and edible orange fruits with white flesh.


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

Blooming Season April-june
Common Name Apple cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Orange-red
Frost Tolerance 20 to 25°f
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 8-11
Height 10 metres
Origin Brazil
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Cereus peruvianus monstrose single stem
Shape Columnar
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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David B.
United States United States

Spectacular Plant...so healthy and full of promise!!!

The Sleeping Giant ... Sleeps for now .... can't wait to see how this makes it journey to adulthood ... a real Beauty in waiting ...

Louis S.
United States United States

Nice specimen

Overall, I enjoy it

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Gina A.
United States United States


I always get great healthy plants!! I am so glad i found you!!

Troy M.
United States United States

Nice Quality

Another good quality and size plant upon arrival.

Bette S.
United States United States


plant arrived in great shape and good packing which helped it due to usps sending it across the country and back.

Cereus peruvianus monstrose single stem

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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, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. 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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Cereus Peruvianus as a monstrose Xmas tree.