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.
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