This plant is shipped Bare root. Our specimen category are plants that are grown in different ways, some of them are grown in pots, some are grown in trays and other are grown directly in our fields, that is why we will ship them bare root.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 .
Common names include: Mexican Fence Post Cactus and Organ Cactus
Flowers: Pink to greenish.
Blooming season: Spring.
Cultivation and propagation: It is easy to grow but not very cold hardy (resistant as low as -4°C for a short time).
Sun exposure: Outside full sun, inside needs bright light, and some direct sun. In summer water the plants well and allow them to dry before watering again. During winter months, put them in a cool luminous place and encourage them to enter winter dormancy by withholding water.
Plants grown outdoor in the ground produces exceptional amounts of growth, often more than 1 m each year if kept well fed and watered throughout the warmest months, particularly if it has been acclimatized to accept full sun.
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 for an additional $3.00. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. 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 save to ship. Care instructions: Care instructions are included in every package you order. Shipping details and customer service policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. 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.