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Hildewintera aureispina rare cactus for sale
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Hildewintera aureispina description
Description: It is a branching cactus of fairly rapid growth that
resembles a very robust version of the popular peanut cactus (Lobivia
chamaecereus) it forms soon tangled mounds of long stem.
Stems: spreading, arching, pendant, or trailing that can grow up to 1m long and 2.5cm wide with many branches.
Spines: It has many short bristly golden spines that literally cover the surface of the stems.
Flowers: upturned tubular vivid orange to salmon-pink, 4 to 6 cm in length, 5 cm across and very showy. They are repetitively and freely produced on mature plants in spring and summer and can last for several days..
Fruit: Green fruit 1 cm.
Cultural Practices: Hildewintera aureispina are
of easy culture, which makes them good cacti for beginners. Require
filtered bright light, but not in full sun that will sunscald it. It
need a well drained soil mix. Water regularly in summer but allow to dry
fully before watering again. During the winter months they should be
rather kept dry. Since they are rapid growers need plenty of space for
their roots, repotting should be done every other year or when the plant
has outgrown its pot.
This cactus is sensitive to mealy bugs that find a lot of hiding ground among the spines. Hardy to -2°C.
Propagation: From cuttings in spring (let them dry till the ends callous well. Then replant them in fresh cactus soil that is ever so slighty moist, and keep it that way till they root) or Seeds (Seed should be sown in a well-drained soil mix. Surface sowing is the best; seeds germinate in 14-28 days at 20° C .
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Scientific name: Cleistocactus winteri D.R.Hunt 1988
Common name: Golden Rat Tail
Origin: Argentina to Uruguay
- Hildewintera aureispina (F.Ritter) F.Ritter 1966
- Winteria aureispina F.Ritter 1962
Cleistocactus winteri are the best
of all cacti for hanging baskets.
While most of its relatives tend to be more upright, this particular species has stems that have a pendant or trailing habit. The individual stems can reach 100 or so cm in length. It has very attractive golden spines and flowers are a vivid orange or salmon-pink colour and can last for several days.
Hildewintera aureispina for sale
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