(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.)
Cereus peruvianus crested
This is a beautiful and one of a kind Crested form of the
Cereus Peruvians Cactus. Native to South America. It is very easy to cultivate, olerates moderate. It is ideal for pot culture it needs standard cactus soil. Outdoors needs well drained spots, with deep soil, but will still thrive in less than ideal conditions. The species is sensitive to salinity.
Watering: Water regularly in summer, but do not overwater and allow to dry fully before watering again. It should not be watered at all in winter.
Hardiness: Protect from frost, (minimum 5° to 8°C during rest season)
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|
|Frost Tolerance||-7.7 ° c|
|Hardiness Zone||9 to 11|
|Scientific Name||Cereus peruvianus monstrose single crested|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|