Cereus forbesii spiralis
Cultivation and plant care:
- This Cereus likes mild temperatures and sun exposure, as well as good ventilation. However, exposure to temperatures below 10 ° C should be avoided.
- It needs draining soil, preferably enriched with materials such as pumice, sand, or lapillus and frequent fertilizations are not necessary, just dilute the fertilizer with the watering once a year.
- It should be watered sparingly and only when the soil is dry. Just once a week during spring and summer, and once every two months in autumn and winter.
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Cereus forbesii spiralis – Characteristics
This Cereus forbesii spiralis is a genus that belongs to the Cactaceae plant much appreciated due to its recognizable spiral shape. It has an erect stem that can also create light green branches tending to green-blue, it also has ribs that form its particular and beautiful spiral shape from which it takes its name. Its areoles are white and fluffy from which yellow-brown needle-like spines, typically short, emerge. During the flowering period, it gives life to beautiful and huge flowers with a funnel shape and a pink-white colour.
|Plant dimension||25×35 cm|
||Draining with some pumice, sand or lapillus|
|Flowering||From June to September|