Blue Torch Cactus
Flowers are not the only plants that bring color to the garden. Some plants, like the blue torch cactus for sale (Pilosocereus azureus), have unique colored-stems or trunks.
This cactus has an unassuming and tidy columnar shape, growing tall and upright, but has unusual colors: blue stems and contrasting gold spines. The blooms are showy with big, magnificent white flowers.
Tall bright blue trunk, white flowers, golden and orange spikes along the ribs are the distinct characteristics that make Pilosocereus Azureus a must-have in every cacti collection.
This pillar-type cactus turns bluer as it ages. At full maturity, it displays a greyish-blue tone earning it the name Blue Torch Cactus.
It has become an instant favorite for both landscapers and hobbyists because of the contrast it creates in landscapes, desert gardens, and even containers.
It belongs to the Pilosocereus family that is native to Mexico, Brazil, and the Caribbean. They can grow up to 10 to 30-feet tall and they’re known locally as Tree Cactus. Mature Pilosocereus Azureus display spectacular white blooms from April to July.
Nor do you need to plant directly in the ground to enjoy this blue beauty. Mine is potted in a 10” planter, sitting by my living room window sill for a couple of years now blue torch cactus psychedelicblue torch cactus psychedelic !
Blue is one of the most unusual colors among plants. The Blue Torch Cactus will certainly create a sense of awe, especially among your visitors who have never seen a blue cactus before.
Pilosocereus pachycladus syn. Pilosocereus azulensis, commonly known as the Blue Torch Cactus is a stunning cactus native to Brazil which is famous for its incredible colour. No, the photo is not colour enhanced, it really is that blue!
You will receive one 20-25cm cutting.
What Is The Tree Cactus Plant?
“Tree Cactus” and “ are both common names for Pilosocereus Pachycladus. One of the defining attributes of this spectacular cactus is its unique bluish-green (sometimes silvery) turquoise color. This plant’s special color will bring an exciting pop of blue into your home, office, or home office for that matter. The Tree Cactus originated in Brazil and has not surprisingly been cultivated, given its natural beauty and exceptional aesthetic.
If given just a small amount of love and lots of sunshine these cacti are known to grow fast and tall, gaining about 1 -2 feet per year. Amazingly, the Tree Cacti can grow up to 33 feet (10 meters) tall. Brazilian Torch Cactus care requires only minimal effort, mainly because it is sturdy, resilient, and is accustomed to a harsh desert environment.