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Monkey Tail Cactus


Monkey Tail Cactus


Monkey Tail Cactus: A stunning, low-maintenance succulent, perfect for adding a touch of the exotic to any indoor space. This unique cactus features long, furry tails that cascade elegantly from hanging baskets.

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Monkey Tail Cactus (Cleistocactus winteri)

Common Name(s): Monkey Tail Cactus, Monkey Tail

Scientific Name: Cleistocactus winteri

  • Description: The Monkey Tail Cactus is a striking succulent known for its long, hanging stems that are covered with soft, white hairs, giving it a “furry” appearance. This plant can grow up to 2-3 feet in length, making it ideal for hanging baskets. The stems are adorned with small, reddish-brown thorns.
  • Bloom Time: Flowers in late spring to early summer. The blooms are tubular and red to pink in color, appearing along the stems.

Requirements & Care:

  • Sunlight Requirements: Prefers full sun to partial shade. Too much shade can inhibit growth and flowering.
  • Water Requirements: Low water needs; allow the soil to completely dry out between waterings.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-draining cactus mix, preferably with added perlite or sand to improve drainage. Sensitive to water-logged soils.
  • Hardiness Zones: USDA zones 9 to 11. Not frost-tolerant and should be brought indoors or protected during cold weather.
  • Special Care Instructions: Fertilize during the growing season with a diluted cactus fertilizer. Handle carefully as the hairs can detach easily.

Additional Information:

  • Benefits/Uses: Ideal for hanging baskets or high shelves where its cascading stems can be displayed. Its unique appearance makes it a popular choice for ornamental indoor gardening.

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