Cereus Peruvianus Monstrose ,Cactus – Plant
Water when the soil is dry
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"
Direct Bright sunlight
Safe for Pets and Kids
Balcony, Well Lit Window, Miniature Garden
During maturation, the slow-growing cactus plant can grow up to 15 feet tall, producing huge white blooms that open only at night before giving way to tasty orange fruits that are similar to dragon fruit.
It blooms mostly in the summer, with huge (6-7 inch diameter), exotic white to pinkish-white flowers.
Cereus peruvianus monstrose is a stunning specimen cactus for a big succulent or cactus garden.
Place your plant in the miniature garden.
Your cactus plant will thrive in a hot and bright sunny location with no shade.
Sunburn can form in newly transplanted or relocated cacti if they are not gradually exposed to increased light exposures or oriented in the same direction as before.
Water your Cereus Monstrose plant when the soil is dry.
Cereus peruvianus monstrose is a drought-tolerant plant. Your Peruvianus plant should be well-watered, with the soil completely saturated.
Always make sure before watering your exotic plant whether the soil is fully dry or not. Wait a few days before watering if you're not sure if the soil is dry.
It is far preferable to be underwater than to be above water. Excessive wetness can cause root rot in a short amount of time.
Your String of hearts requires a well draining soil mix like a succulent potting soil, but sandy soil is preferable.
Repot in an appropriate-sized pot with proper drain holes and water thoroughly. Use 3 part good potting soil and 1 part sharp sand. Or use a combination of 35% River sand + 15% cocopeat + 35% Organic manure/Vermicompost + 15% perlite
Your Cactus plant do not require fertilisation, but they will benefit from a boost of nutrients during the growing season. Use a cactus and succulent fertiliser once a month only in the spring and summer.
The monstrous sap of Cereus peruvianus can cause stomach discomfort in pets. Because the spines are sharp, it's best to keep them out of reach of pets and little children.
Stem cuttings are an excellent way to reproduce your Peruvianus plants. To sever a portion of a stem or an entire branch, use a clean, sharp blade.
Mealybugs and spiders are destroying your Cereus Peruvianus plants? Apply pesticide or diluted neem oil to the afflicted plants.
Is your Cactus plant suffering from root rot?If yes it means your plant is overwatered. Your plant needs repotting.
Cereus Peruvianus Monstrose is a Peruvian arid-zone species. Due to a genetic abnormality inside the apical meristems from which the plant's growth begins, this grey-blue cactus plant is also known as the "Peruvian Apple Cactus," and has an irregularly undulating and "folded" pattern on the stem ribs.