Cereus forbesii monstrose 'Ming Thing' [limited]

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SKU:
SS7756

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Cereus validus monstrose 'Ming Thing' (also known as C. validus): The monstrose form of a blue-green columnar cactus from Bolivia and Argentina. It has a wonderfully twisted form and sports a few short spines. C. validus can tolerate slightly lower light conditions than your average cactus. It's not a dependable bloomer but it can produce a white to reddish flower.

This cactus variety will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures it can be brought indoors to grow on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. Cactus need ample sunlight, great drainage, and infrequent water to prevent rot. Pick containers with drainage holes and use well-draining cactus and succulent soil with 70% to 80% mineral grit such as coarse sand, pumice, or perlite. Water deeply and wait for the soil to completely dry out before watering again.

Full Cactus Guide

Color - Primary

Blue / Blue-green

Bloom Color

White Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 10 (30F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered / Partial Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

Over 12"

Growth Habit / Shape

Vertical Grower / Tall Stem

Product Format

2.0" Pot

Seasonality

Year-round Color

Special Characteristic

Slow Grower

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