Cereus peruvianus ‘Monstrosus’ is a striking plant and hard to find a plant in this shape and size that really stands out from the cactus crowd. The colouration is a gorgeous blue and they all come in a unique shape. It’s statuesque and certainly looks as though it’s come straight from an arid plain!
A big sun lover, Cereus peruvianus ‘Monstrosus’ is very easy to look after and requires little watering - it is used to really dry, hot weather so it’s low maintenance! When you’re thinking about Cereus peruvianus ‘Monstrosus’ care, always think about the climate it would live in nature and the sort of weather it would thrive in - and that will give you a good idea of how to look after it!
Cereus peruvianus ‘Monstrosus’ is a really unusual indoor plant that will provide a strong accent amongst more leafy foliage plants or as a stand-alone feature on its own in a room. Many people feel a bit intimidated by cacti but they really are easy to look after and really rewarding because of their sculptural looks. Stylish isn’t a strong enough word - think front page of a magazine and you’ve got the impact about right!
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Cereus peruvianus ‘Monstrosus’ care level
Easy care, suitable for beginners.
Where should I put it?
Somewhere with plenty of sunshine!
How should I water it?
Sparingly, soak through and allow to drain once you see that the soil has dried out.
Should I feed it?
You can feed with our vegan, organic plant food once a month in spring and summer.
Is it suitable if I have pets?
No, it can be toxic to pets.
What size is it?
W17cm x H50cm approximately.
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