Oreocereus fossulatus – Old Man of the Andes cactus seed x20


1m High Columnar Branching Cactus Dark Red Flowers

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Old Man of the Andes Cactus

Oreocereus celsianus var. fossulatus

(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List)

A native of the Andes Mountains (Peru, Argentina & Bolivia) This slow-growing cactus reaches 1 metre in height and is cold tolerant.

A branching columnar ribbed dark green ribbed cactus covered in fine white hair and sharp spines. Branching from the base occurs at the plant’s maturity.

Flowing occurs in late spring on the top of the columns The flowers are dark red and somewhat cylindrical.

This cactus needs weekly summer watering weekly and no water at all mid-autumn to mid-spring.

The soil must be well-drained to prevent plant rot.

Offered is a packet of 20 seeds with Grownotes to assist you.

All my seed travels with bubble wrap protection 

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Terms & Conditions.

Ole Lantana Seeds will not be responsible whatsoever for actions taken by the customer after receipt of the goods, this includes germination results, crop performance or loss as these are beyond the control of Ole Lantana Seeds.

International buyers are responsible for knowing their countries importation laws.

NOTE: In order to protect our existing stock from outside contamination, we do not accept returns.

Item specifics

Plant Habit: Flowering Common Name: Old Man of the Andes Cactus
Climate: Dry, Sub-tropical, Temperate, Cool Season of Interest: Spring
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Light
Genus: Oreocereus Type: Cacti
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: celsianus var. fossulatus Soil Type: Loam – must be free-draining.
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): Light Frost


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