Silver Torch Cluster &
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If you are looking for a unique and low-maintenance plant to add to your cactus collection? Then, look no further than the Silver torch cactus known as 'Cleistocactus strausii,' which is a vibrant member of the Cleistocactus genus. 

With its wooly white appearance and its easy-to-care-for nature, this stunning plant is a must-have for any green thumb. Plus, with its beautiful red or burgundy flowers that just bloom in summer in bright, direct light, this plant is sure to turn heads and add drama to any space. This columnar cactus has long, thin cylindrical stems that can extend up to 10 feet, adding exotic beauty to any garden. Not only is it safe for humans, but it's also friendly to pets! So why wait?  

Hailing from Bolivia and Argentina, this incredibly low-maintenance plant can be propagated by stem cuttings. These wooly torch cacti favor very airy, sandy soil;  buy a well-draining potting mix, or ideally use our specialized potting mix. The silver torch cactus go dormant in the winter, so, the temperatures shouldn't rise above 50–59°F.  It is perfect for anyone who wants a gorgeous addition to their collection without all the fuss. 

Buy this beautiful plant in clusters of silver torch online at Planet Desert today and experience the beauty of this amazing silver torch cactus firsthand! 

Bloom Season Late spring, summer
Botanical Name Cleistocactus strausii
Common Name Silver torch
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Dark pink, red, burgundy
Genus Cleistocactus
Growth Habit Columnar
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 10 ft. tall
Native Area Bolivia, Argentina
Plant Type Perennial cactus
Propagation By stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, Pest resistance, heat resistant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized cactus potting soil
Special Features Showy flowers
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, safe for dogs, safe for cats
Watering Needs Low

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Silver Torch Cluster 'Cleistocactus strausii'

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Height: 8"-12"
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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

If you live in a cold climate and 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. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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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.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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If you are looking for a unique and low-maintenance plant to add to your cactus collection? Then, look no further than the Silver torch cactus known as 'Cleistocactus strausii,' which is a vibrant member of the Cleistocactus genus. 

With its wooly white appearance and its easy-to-care-for nature, this stunning plant is a must-have for any green thumb. Plus, with its beautiful red or burgundy flowers that just bloom in summer in bright, direct light, this plant is sure to turn heads and add drama to any space. This columnar cactus has long, thin cylindrical stems that can extend up to 10 feet, adding exotic beauty to any garden. Not only is it safe for humans, but it's also friendly to pets! So why wait?  

Hailing from Bolivia and Argentina, this incredibly low-maintenance plant can be propagated by stem cuttings. These wooly torch cacti favor very airy, sandy soil;  buy a well-draining potting mix, or ideally use our specialized potting mix. The silver torch cactus go dormant in the winter, so, the temperatures shouldn't rise above 50–59°F.  It is perfect for anyone who wants a gorgeous addition to their collection without all the fuss. 

Buy this beautiful plant in clusters of silver torch online at Planet Desert today and experience the beauty of this amazing silver torch cactus firsthand! 

Bloom Season Late spring, summer
Botanical Name Cleistocactus strausii
Common Name Silver torch
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Dark pink, red, burgundy
Genus Cleistocactus
Growth Habit Columnar
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Mature Size 10 ft. tall
Native Area Bolivia, Argentina
Plant Type Perennial cactus
Propagation By stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, Pest resistance, heat resistant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized cactus potting soil
Special Features Showy flowers
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, safe for dogs, safe for cats
Watering Needs Low

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