Espostoa Melanostele (Peruvian Old Lady)
Espostoa melanostele (peruvian old lady) – 1 pc
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Espostoa melanostele (Peruvian Old Lady)
About Plant- Espostoo melonostele in its natural habitat it slowly grows up to 7feet (2.1 m) tall, but raised in a pot it will reach up to 10 inches (25 cm) in 10 years. Even at a very young age, the cactus displays an abundance of long, woolly spines that cover and hide the body of the plant including sharp, white, yellow or red spines up to 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) long. As the cactus matures all the spines become darker. The stems are erect and columnar and branch at the base to form a clumps. The flowers are rare, white in color, nocturnal and up to 2 inches (5 cm) wide. Berry-like fruits are produced with edible, dull black seeds inside.
Espostoa melanostele Plant Care
Light- Espostoo requires a sunny location.
Soil- Espostoas like well-drained soil.
Water- Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch, but water should be infrequent in the cold winter months and should not allow the soil to remain waterlogged.
Fertilizer- In summer, it appreciates fertilizer and wetter conditions.
Temperature- In winter, don't keep Espostoa outside, and the temperature must not drop below 54°F (12°C).