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Cleistocactus strausii (Wooly torch/ Silver torch cactus)

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Cleistocactus strausii, the silver torch or wooly torch, is a perennial flowering plant in the family Cactaceae. It is native to mountainous regions of Department Tarija, Bolivia, at 1,500–3,000 m. Its slender, erect, grey-green columns can reach a height of 3 m. These are a wonderful cacti

RATING- Very Easy

LOVES- A bright and well lit spot with some direct sunlight being beneficial.

HATES- Overwatering. This cactus is VERY drought resistant so water thoroughly but then allow the soil to fully dry out before watering again.

Pot diameter- 12cm

    Cleistocactus strausii (Wooly torch/ Silver torch cactus)
    Cleistocactus strausii (Wooly torch/ Silver torch cactus)
    Cleistocactus strausii (Wooly torch/ Silver torch cactus)
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