Cereus peruvianus 'Florida' is part of the Cactaceae family and is native to Southeastern Brazil and northern Argentina. This cactus is columnar in shape, they usually have 5-8 ribs and are covered in clusters of 8 spines (young specimens may not have spines). Maximum growth in native environment is up to 7m.

 

Pot: 8.5cm 

Height: Approximately 20cm from base of pot

 

Secrets to success

 

Temperature: Optimum temperatures of 15-23°C. Can tolerate short periods of as low as -6°C.

 

Light: Bright sunny window.

 

Watering: Water moderately during growing season. Reduce watering in winter.

 

Air humidity: Low humidity.

 

Fertiliser: Feed with cactus food every 2 weeks during the growing season, half the recommended dilution.

 

Potting mix: Use a well-draining mix with some coarse sand and perlite for drainage.

 

It’s not known whether this plant is toxic, keep out of reach of pets and children.

Cereus peruvianus 'Florida'

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