Peanut Cactus Description The 'Peanut Cactus' is a small clumping cactus that grows finger-like towers with fine thorns and hairs all along with their structure. They are golden in color and will display well in a hanging planter or add texture and height to your succulent arrangements. Peanut Cactus Specs and Regions Native to: Argentina Zone: 9, 10, 11 Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost Recommended light conditions: full Bloomtime: Spring through Fall Bloom Color: Red/Orange Peanut Cactus Water and Light Recommendations 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.