Browningia Hertlingiana Seeds
Browningia hertlingiana Seeds - Azureocereus hertlingianus Seeds
Origin and Habitat: Mantaro Valley (central regions of Apurímac, Ayacucho and Huancavelica), southern Peru.
Habitat and Ecology: Browningia hertlingiana occurs on slopes of inter-Andean valleys in dry Andean forests.
Description: Browningia hertlingiana also known as the “Blue Cereus” is a huge columnar cactus sought after by collectors because the juvenile specimens have a beautiful blue frosty covering. It one of the few really blue cacti.
Habit: It is a perennial treelike, stem succulent, with columnar few branched stems that, under favourable conditions, can reach the ultimate height of 8 m and spread of 4 m.
Flower: Nocturnal, white, up to 5 cm in diameter.
Blooming season: Flowers appear in summer, only on plants over 1 m tall.