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Azureocereus Hertlingianus * Browningia Hertlingiana * Blue Cereus Cactus * 10 Seeds *

Superb blue cereoid from the central Peruvian highlands. Grows slowly to 8m high with long vertical branches, making a stunning shape! OK outdoors in sheltered frost-free area with good drainage. Cactus species Azureocereus hertlingianus is a spectacular turquoise-blue colored columnar cactus that can eventually grow 20' to 30' feet tall. Individual stems can be up to 12" in diameter on mature specimens. There are an average of 18 ribs which have exploded humps. The humps are slightly recessed at the areoles. The spines are yellowish to golden brown on new growth changing to yellowish-gray in color on older growth. One to three stiff central spines averaging 3-1/4" inches long, four to six radial spines on average. Branching tends to emerge higher up on the main stem/trunk but can also occasionally emerge near the base. Tends to keep its bluish color with only very old growth near base eventually turning greenish. Very draught tolerant once established. Azureocereus hertlingianus makes for an impressive blue colored columnar cactus in the landscape. USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F) USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F) USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C 

10 Seeds

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