Cereus Forbesii Monstrose is definetly some sort of monster. This cactus grows mutated colums with white fuzzy hair at the very top with fine brown spines that are easy to miss. Each plant is unique and is sought after cactus collectors because of their rare growth habit. A great cactus to grow indoors.
Native to: Bolivia and Argentina
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: full sun to part shade
Bloom Color: white
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.