Austrocephalocereus estevesii, native to Brazil, forms blue-green stems with many ribs. Stems are densely spined with golden or reddish-gold spines arising from cream-colored areoles. A very beautiful collector's item. Flowers in the summer. Protect from frost. Provide bright light/sun. hardy to 40F. Grows to 6' tall. Water thoroughly when soil is dry.
Part of what makes succulents so fascinating are the myriad ways they express themselves throughout the year, depending on light, season, temperature, soil, and hydration. For those and other reasons, the plants you receive may not look exactly as they appear on our website.