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Cereus peruvianus 'Montrose' | Montrose Peruvian-Apple Cactus,

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Family: Cactaceae

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This cactus can grow 25' high and produces large, white blooms. It does best in full sun and dry soil. Montrose variety is extra wrinkled in form. Very bizarre shapes.  Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Anatomy

Plant Type

Succulent, Cactus

Height Range

3-6', 6-12'

Width Range

Flower Color

Yellow, White

Flower Season

Spring, Summer

Leaf Color

Green, Blue Green

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

Green, Red

Fruit Season

Summer

Culture

Sun

Full, Half

Water

Very Low

Growth Rate

Moderate, Slow

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained, Dry

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

Adverse Factors

Attracts Bees, Thorns/Spines

Sunset Zones

12, 13, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Salt Ocean Spray, Heat, Windy Conditions, Smog, Alkaline Soil

Design

Design Styles

Ranch, Spanish

Accenting Features

Silhouette, Specimen, Unusual Shape

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer

Location Uses

Parking Strip, Patio, Raised Planter, With Rocks

Special Uses

Container

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

 

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