"Bristle Brush" cactus forms cylindrical columns that can reach 24" in height. It is heavily covered with short white/golden spines. Will bloom small magenta flowers during the Spring months. This cactus is a fast grower, you will most likely have to repot this cactus many times throughout its lifetime. Best to plant in-ground if your temperatures do not drop to freezing levels.
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost❄️
Recommended light conditions: part sun/part shade☀️/🌳
Bloomtime 💐: Spring
Bloom Color 🎨: magenta
⭐Suitable to grow Indoors and Outdoors
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks.
Knowing what your planting zone is can be vitally important to your plants thriving. Keep in mind that the zones pertain to OUTDOOR planting. If you plan to keep your plants indoors for fall-winter the zones may be irrelevant.