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Cereus repandus - Peruvian Apple Cactus

Cereus repandus - Peruvian Apple Cactus

Regular price $40.00 AUD
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Members of the genus Cereus are generally shrubby or tree-like columnar cacti with 4 to 10 well-defined ribs lined with rows of large areoles armed with several stout spines. flowers are large, funnel-shaped, usually white, sometimes pink, purple, and rarely cream, yellow or greenish. They are fragrant and nocturnal and the fruits of some species are edible. they are globose to ovoid, naked, usually red but sometimes yellow with white or pink pulp. The seeds are large, ovoid, and glossy black.

Cereus cacti like full sun. They can handle partial shade but thrives during the summer in direct sunlight. sunny south, east, or west window is a good spot to grow a cereus indoors. Rotate the pot a quarter turn every week or two to encourage balanced growth. If possible, get your cereus outdoors from spring to fall for fresh air and extra light. Increase sun exposure gradually to prevent sunburn.

These cacti do not like to have "wet feet" and need to be grown in well-draining soil. Use commercial soil mixes for cacti and succulents or make your own potting mix.

From spring to autumn, during the active growth period water thoroughly, but allow the soil to dry out before watering again. With the arrival of autumn, gradually reduce the watering frequency. During the winter, when cereus cacti are dormant, give them just enough water to prevent shrinking. Container grown plants often require more water than their counterparts growing in open soil.

During their growing season, Cereus cacti like regular fertilizing.

 

Sizing guide*

Small: Approximately 0.5-1.0m in height generally with no branching

Medium: Approximately 1.0-1.5m in height generally with no or little branching

Large: Approximately 1.5-2.5m in height generally with little branching

 

*please note that due to each plant being unique, the sizing guide is an indication of the description of each plant only. 

Shipping & Returns

Shippable and non-shippable products

The products we are able to ship vary, but as a guide, we generally do not send the following via post:

  • Delicate or temperamental plants or plant-containing products
  • Large or heavy products
  • Any products not meeting the criteria of what is able to be posted

Products that are able to be shipped will be packaged with protective insulation and covering in the smallest package possible. Plants will also be enclosed with damp sphagnum moss or similar to protect from dehydration and will be shipping without soil. We recommend paying for express postage for plant orders to minimise any risk of damage to the plant via post.

 

Shipping and delivery for orders that only include non-shippable products:

We can only facilitate delivery of non-shippable orders within the Perth metro area.

We offer local delivery to addresses within 30km of our Subiaco location. Pricing for delivery is based on distance and order value - delivery fees are reduced for orders closer to our Subiaco location and orders with higher total order values. Orders up to $120 have a delivery fee of between $10 - $20 and all orders over $120 are free.

There are three days on which we deliver orders - Tuesday and Saturday daytime and evening and Thursday evening. We will aim to deliver your order within 3 delivery days of the order being placed - please contact us if your delivery has any restrictions such as time of day someone is available to receive the order or access to the delivery point.

Orders are able to be picked up at no charge. If you have selected pick up of your order, please contact us to arrange this in advance. Pickup is at our Subiaco, WA location and can be arranged any day of the week.

 

Shipping and delivery for orders that only include shippable products:

All orders containing shippable products only are able to be posted and will either be posted or delivered within 3 delivery days of the order being placed. Delivery and pick up of shippable orders will be the same as for non-shippable orders, and shipping will be via tracked registered post via Australia Post or Sendle. The arrival of your order, if posted, will then be subject to the postage service delivery time.

 

Shipping and delivery for orders that include both shippable and non-shippable products:

Orders containing shippable and non-shippable items checked out at the same time will be treated as one order, unless we are contacted to consider them otherwise, and are only able to be delivered to addresses within the 30km radius. If the address is outside this radius, the non-shippable products will be refunded and the remaining items in the order will be processed and shipped. 

  

International orders

International orders are only able to be shipped if the whole order is shippable. If any items in the order are non-shippable, they will be removed and refunded, and the remainder will be shipped. We recognise that countries have varying quarantine restrictions and specific processes that may need to be adhered to relating to importing plants. We do not, however take responsibility for researching these restrictions and assume that the buyer is aware of these if they are applicable. We accept an order from another country as an indication by that buyer that the plants they have purchased are able to be shipped into that country, unless we are notified otherwise.

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