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Cereus Peruvianus Monstrosus

Cereus Peruvianus Monstrosus

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  • Cereus peruvianus monstrosus, commonly known as Monstrose Apple Cactus or Peruvian Apple Cactus, is a cultivar of Cereus peruvianus characterized by its unique, contorted growth habit. This cactus is native to South America and features irregular, twisted stems with occasional crests or monstrose formations. It typically grows as a branching, shrub-like plant and can reach heights of several feet. In the summer, it produces large, white nocturnal flowers that emit a sweet fragrance.
  • Water Needs: Low; water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. Reduce watering during the winter months when growth slows.
  • Light Requirement: Prefers full sun to partial shade. Provide bright, indirect sunlight for optimal growth and flowering.
  • Maintenance: Low; minimal pruning required. Remove dead or damaged stems as needed. Propagate from stem cuttings taken during the growing season.
  • Common Names: Cereus peruvianus monstrosus, Monstrose Apple Cactus, Peruvian Apple Cactus.
  • Family: Cactaceae.
  • Origin: Native to South America.
  • Cold Tolerance: Not frost-resistant; protect from freezing temperatures.
  • Heat Tolerance: Tolerates heat well and thrives in warm to hot conditions.


  • Size: 6cm Height x 7cm Width.
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  • Fired up to 1200°C
  • Glazed in the interior, to keep the roots safe and secure.
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