Cactus Cleistocactus 'Ritteri' | Cactaceae

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This attractive columnar cactus bears fine needles very close together. It can reach up to 1.5m in height. Summer and winter, it is recommended to give it heat and light. In order to contemplate its pretty yellow flowers, you need a lot of patience. Indeed, in addition to being ephemeral, its flowering occurs only after ten years and lasts between 2 or 3 days. Feel free to clean away dust buildup with a soft, damp brush.

Attention! Risk of toxicity if swallowed.

  • Family: Cactaceae
  • Origin: Mountainous region of Argentina and Bolivia
  • Watering:
    • Summer: Let the soil dry out completely between waterings.
    • Winter: Stop watering.
  • Ambient humidity: Low.
  • Type of soil: Rocky and draining.
  • Brightness: High.
    • Orientation: South or West at the edge of the window.
  • Growth: Slow.
  • Temperature: Hot.
    • Never below 5ᵒC

Diameter of the pot: 9 cm.

Grown in Quebec.

Like nature, each plant is unique. Natural articles are all different and may contain irregularities.

The decorative pot is not included.