Cereus Forbesii cv. Spiralis
Cereus forbesii cv. Spiralis
Description: Trunkless cactus that forms numerous tall, ascending, columnar stems which branch at the base in a candelabra-like arrangement. Stems have a waxy bloom on the surface and reach a height of 2-4 metres (but can grow up to 5 m high or more), and are 10 to 12 cm in diameter. They have five to nine widely-spaced ribs.It is a heavy bloomer and large purple fruits are easily produced when flowers are pollinated.Flowers in July. It is self-sterile.
This a great low maintenance cactus. It is easy to care for and very eager to flower. It will flower multiple times during our short Canadian summer.