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Stetsonia Corynne Toothpick Cactus

Stetsonia Corynne Toothpick Cactus


35cm -40cm / 17cm Pot

SKU: cac004
    • Stetsonia coryne, also known as the Argentine Toothpick Cactus, is a striking and unusual cactus species that is native to Argentina. It is characterized by its long, slender stems that can grow up to 10 meters tall and are covered in large spines.
    • 35-40cm in height. 
    • 17cm pot.
    • Stetsonia coryne, also known as the Argentine Toothpick Cactus, is a species of cactus native to Argentina. Here are some care tips for Stetsonia coryne in the UK:

    • Watering: Stetsonia coryne is drought-tolerant and does not require frequent watering. Water the plant deeply once every 2-3 weeks during the growing season (spring to autumn) and reduce watering in winter.

    • Light: Stetsonia coryne prefers bright, direct sunlight. Place it in a south-facing window or outdoors in a sunny spot.

    • Temperature: Stetsonia coryne is not frost-tolerant and prefers temperatures between 10-30°C. Keep the plant away from cold drafts in winter.

    • Soil: Stetsonia coryne requires well-draining soil that is rich in nutrients. Use a cactus or succulent potting mix or add perlite or sand to regular potting soil to improve drainage.

    • Fertilizer: Fertilize Stetsonia coryne once every 2-3 months during the growing season with a balanced cactus fertilizer.

    • Repotting: Stetsonia coryne grows slowly and does not require frequent repotting. Repot the plant every 2-3 years in a slightly larger pot.

    • Pests and diseases: Stetsonia coryne is susceptible to mealybugs, spider mites, and root rot. Check the plant regularly for signs of infestation or disease and treat promptly.

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