Cereus Forbesii Spiralis Cactus
The Cereus Forbesii Spiralis is a realy eyecatching fast growing columnar variety of cacti which branches from its base with age. Dark blue-green stems have a waxy bloom on the surface with between 5-9 widely spaced ribs which are covered with short spines. Unusually this cactus grows naturally in a spiral formation with no training, giving it a 'funky' modern look.  

Flowers are are pinkish-white in color  produced through summer followed by small red fruits.

Perfect for Cacti enthusiasts. Very difficult to find to buy at this size in the UK.


These are amazing quality Large Cacti. Photo 1 shows some of the actual Cactus Plants in stock now. Limited availability. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.

Click into the "Height" box and price of each plant is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our plants and palms.


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  • Latin Name: Cereus Forbesii Spiralis

    Common Name: Twisted Cereus Cactus. Contorted Cereus Cactus.

    Native: South America.

    Hardiness: Hardy down to -2 degrees if kept dry. Best kept inside through Winter.

    Growth Characteristics: Fast growing Columnar Cactus. Bluish green stems have a waxy bloom covered in short spines. 5-9 widely spaced ribs Grows naturally into a spiral. Waxy pinkish-white flowers through Summer followed by red fruit.

    Sun: Full sun/partial shade.

    Exposure: Exposed/sheltered.

    Soil: Well drained soil. Gritty. Not rich in Nitrogen.

    Moisture: Water around every 10-14 days. Allow to dry between waterings. Keep dry in winter.

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    All palms have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.