Old Man Cactus | 10.5cm Pot

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A popular cactus the old man cactus is quite easily identified with a columnar cactus completely covered with long white hairs. Obviously, his fuzzy white covering suggested the unkempt white hair of an old man.

Be warned, do not be tempted to cuddle this woolly fellow, under his fuzz there are sharp outward pointing spines. He is a very hardy plant that is low maintenance.

Also known as: Cephalocereus senilis

Ideal location: all room. Bedrooms, living rooms and studies.

Light conditions: position in bright light. Reduce to bright indirect light during the winter months.

Watering: contrary to what new cactus keepers think, cactus require regular watering, at least during the summer. Only water again when the soil has dried out. Over the cooler months they may need only light watering every 3 to 4 weeks.

Neediness: easy to care for but we advise you wear gloves when handling this plant to avoid skin coming into contact with the hairs of this cactus.

Pets & Children: not toxic but do HANDLE WITH CARE this plant may not be suitable for those with children or pets.

Rate of growth: slow growing.

Sizing: Pot W10.5cm x Plant Height approx. 20cm

Temperature: keep at a normal room temperature.

Please note, the decorative planter is not included in the price.

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