Oreocereus celsianus

Old Man of the Mountain, Old Man of the Andes.
  • White
  • Cylindrical
  • Cylindrical
  • Over 1m
  • Sun or Part Shade
  • Sun or Part Shade
  • Collectable (63mm)
  • High
  • High

$7.95

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Features

Also Known as Old Man of the Mountain, Old Man of the Andes.
Habit A wonderful columnar cactus with thick, course, hair-like spines that look like an old man’s beard. Stems also have large rigid spines among the hair. Slow growing, but will get quite tall with age.
Height Stems can grow up to 3 metres tall.
Colour The stems are green, but can hardly be seen under all the white fuzz. The rigid spines are brown in colour.
Flowers Attractive, magenta coloured flowers appear at the top of each stem in spring.
Aspect Happy in either a full sun or part shade position.
Ouch Factor High - Spines are needle like and quite sharp. Handle with caution.
Uses An amazingly tall feature for a cactus garden, or can also be kept in a pot. Perfect for the avid collector.
Product Size Collectables Range - Pot is 63mm in width and 60mm in height (not including plant). Plant comes fully established in pot.
Can be shipped to Due to quarantine restrictions, this item can only be shipped to areas within Western Australia (WA).

Features

Also Known as 
Old Man of the Mountain, Old Man of the Andes.
Habit 
A wonderful columnar cactus with thick, course, hair-like spines that look like an old man’s beard. Stems also have large rigid spines among the hair. Slow growing, but will get quite tall with age.
Height 
Stems can grow up to 3 metres tall.
Colour 
The stems are green, but can hardly be seen under all the white fuzz. The rigid spines are brown in colour.
Flowers 
Attractive, magenta coloured flowers appear at the top of each stem in spring.
Aspect 
Happy in either a full sun or part shade position.
Ouch Factor 
High - Spines are needle like and quite sharp. Handle with caution.
Uses 
An amazingly tall feature for a cactus garden, or can also be kept in a pot. Perfect for the avid collector.
Product Size 
Collectables Range - Pot is 63mm in width and 60mm in height (not including plant). Plant comes fully established in pot.
Can be shipped to 
Due to quarantine restrictions, this item can only be shipped to areas within Western Australia (WA).
This description is based on our research and on the observations made as it grows in our nursery, in our gardens and in other gardens. Observations are based around the climate and enviroment of Perth (Western Australia), and different characteristics may be observed if grown in other regions.

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