Cereus peruvianus monstrose Specimen
Cereus peruvianus monstrose Specimen
Cereus peruvianus monstrose Specimen
Cereus peruvianus monstrose Specimen
Cereus peruvianus monstrose Specimen
Cereus peruvianus monstrose Specimen
Cereus peruvianus monstrose Specimen
Cereus peruvianus monstrose Specimen

Cereus peruvianus monstrose Specimen

This plant is shown in a 6 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 BARE ROOT.

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 Late spring-late summer
Common Name Peruvian apple cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Rose/mauve
Frost Tolerance 20°f (-7°c)
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11
Height 8-15 ft.
Origin South america
Pot Size 8 inch
Scientific Name Cereus peruvianus monstrose large
Shape Columnar
Sun Exposure Full sun

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David O.
United States United States


This cactus cam on time and healthy. Growing like a champ in this Ohio weather.

Michael E.
United States United States

Comes as seen in the picture.

Now to watch it grow

Julie C.
United States United States

Peruvian montrose

Plants always healthy beautiful.

Kevin O.
United States United States

Great Product!

Arrived well packaged as a bare root. End up being about 6" tall after being potted with a diameter of about 5". My most recent of several great purchases from Planet Desert

Planet Desert Cereus peruvianus monstrose large Review
Jim D.
United States United States

Cereus peruvianus monstrose

Nice specimen. Arrived in good condition without blemish. Thank you!

Cereus peruvianus monstrose Specimen

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