Cereus forbesii 'Spiralis'
The Cereus forbesii 'Spiralis' is a rare cactus characterized by its towering, blue-green, spiral stems that gracefully branch out in a candelabra-like formation. Indigenous to Brazil, this unique cactus can reach heights of up to 16.5 feet and boasts a diameter of 5 inches. The Spiral Cactus 'Spiralis' is known for its rapid growth and low-maintenance nature, showcasing impressive blooms on summer nights with large, white-pink flowers. Following pollination, these flowers give rise to substantial purple fruits.
Scientific Name: Cereus forbesii 'Spiralis'
Common Name: Spiral Cactus
Light: Provide bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight when the plant is young.
Water: Water sparingly. Water deeply and wait for the soil to completely dry out before watering again.
Soil: Use a well draining mix made for cactus and arid plants.
Humidity: The Spiral Cactus prefers low humidity.
Temperature: Maintain a consistent room temperature between 65-75°F (15-24°C).
Fertilizer: Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).
Pet Information: Safe for pets.