Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Oreocereus celsianus, Old man of the Andes

HOW TO GROW OLD MAN OF THE ANDES

Characteristics of the plant

OLD MAN OF THE ANDES

flower

It flourishes once in a lifetime, after about 10 years, and the violet or red flowers appaear at one side of the stem.

water

It requires a deep watering in spring or summer. Don't water the rest of the year.

gardening pot

In borders of fields, as fence., to feed the livestock; to elaborate drinks (pulque, mezcal and tequila) it has been used in the production of textile fibers. The flowers are eatable

weather

Sun. It needs a haight tempereature in summer o attain a normal growing (about 40ÂșC)

shovel

From seeds in spring. Repot once a year.

soil

Sandy well drained soil, rich in humus.

punto rojo More information about plants cultivation in the listing above.

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