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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Akersia rosieflora Bolivicereus samaipatanus
Cleistocactus are erect columnar cacti with ribbed, eventually branched, cylindrical stems bearing dense spines and tubular flowers
C. samaipatanus is a tall, narrow, columnar cactus, with light green stems, bearing 14 ? 17 ribs and stiff pale yellow spines 0.5 ? 3 cm long. Mature plants branch freely from the base, producing several upright stems to 1.5 m high, with each stem up to 5 cm in diameter. The flowers are brilliant red, to 5 cm (2 in) long and 2.5 cm (1 in) wide. The reddish fruits are small and spherical, to 1cm long and wide, bearing dense white and brown hairs
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass in a standard cactus compost, in full light. Provide low humidity. Water freely when in growth and keep completely dry at other times. Apply a dilute low nitrogen fertilizer fortnightly during late spring and summer
Propagate by seed or stem cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants Architectural
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Can get glasshouse red spider mite, glasshouse whitefly and mealybugs
Generally disease free
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