Myrtillocactus geometrizans f. cristata

29.99 $

Myrtillocactus geometrizans f. cristata is a columnar cactus native to Mexico. This variety has a fascinating and unusual growth habit due to cristation, which causes abnormal cell division in the growth apex, creating a wavy or curly shape along the cactus stem.

Origin: Myrtillocactus geometrizans is native to Mexico, where it grows in desert and semi-desert environments. The crystalline form is the result of mutation and is often propagated by grafting to maintain and reproduce its unique shape.

Growth: Growth of the cristate form can be slower than that of the standard columnar form of Myrtillocactus geometrizans. The cristate form develops wavy, folded structures that widen over time, making it a highly decorative specimen.

Flowers: Although the cristate form can sometimes flower, flowering is less common and less predictable than in non-cristate cacti. When in bloom, Myrtillocactus geometrizans produces large white or slightly pink flowers.

Light: Prefers full sun to part shade. Bright light is necessary for healthy growth, but in very hot regions, protection from the afternoon sun may be beneficial to avoid burns.

Watering: As with many cacti, moderate watering is recommended. Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings, and reduce watering in winter.

Substrate: Requires well-draining soil. A cactus mix of potting soil, pumice and perlite or gravel is ideal.

Toxicity: Myrtillocactus geometrizans is not known to be toxic, but it is always advisable to handle with care to avoid injury from spines.

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