Buy Spiral Cactus | Cereus Forbesii Spiralis
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Spiral Cactus | Cereus forbesii spiralis

The kooky Spiral Cactus begins its life as a straight cactus, the ridges beginning to spiral once it reaches a height of approximately 10cm. In nature it usually grows as a shrub with numerous columns in a candelabra-like arrangement.

Other common names include Twisted or Contorted Cereus.

Useful to know:


I'm a South American native, more specifically from Argentina and also found in Brazil.


I can grow to 4m in the wild but will remain much smaller indoors so don't worry! In the wild it will produce waxy pink/white flowers in the summer but these are rarely seen on indoor specimens.


Find it a bright spot to keep it at its happiest but avoid direct sun until the plant is well established or it might scorch.


Allow the soil to dry in between watering me as I am drought-resistant. Water me more during summer months, less frequently during the winter. Never, ever leave me sitting in water or it might get root rot.


I like normal room temperatures and don't do well in temperatures below 10 degrees C.


Not specifically required but feed me during summer months if doing so.




I dislike humidity so don't place in bathrooms or steamy kitchens. If you'd like me to grow tall, repot every 1-2 years but make sure you use cacti compost.


I'm not toxic but my spines are very sharp so handle with care!


I was imported into Europe in the 1980s at a very high price. Click here to buy Spiral Cactus.

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