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Borzicactus celsianus

Old man of the Andes

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Features

  • Height0.5m to 1m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitCactus-like
  • Flower ColourPink

Description

Borzicactus celsianus (Old man of the Andes). Slow growing, cactus-like plant.

Characteristics

Perennial, Cactus

Interest and use

Grown for the lop-sided flowers and dry, splitting seed pods

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained

Cultivation

Stem produces orange spots if kept below 10C.

Propagation

Seed in spring or summer.

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