Care and Propagation Information
General Care for Cereus forbesii monstrose ‘Ming Thing'
Cereus forbesii monstrose ‘Ming Thing' adds height and interest to succulent container gardens. Because of its ability to adapt to different
Cereus forbesii monstrose ‘Ming Thing' has typical watering needs for a succulent. It's best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.
Where to Plant
‘Ming Thing' is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 30°F (-1.1°C), it's best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in full to partial sun, but can also grow in bright indoor light.
Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day. If planting indoors, place in a room that gets a lot of sunlight, such as near a southern-facing window (if you're in the Northern Hemisphere).
How to Propagate Cereus forbesii monstrose ‘Ming Thing'
To propagate Cereus forbesii monstrose ‘Ming Thing' from cuttings, use a sterile, sharp knife or pair of scissors. Remove a stem from the main plant, and allow it to callous for several days before placing on well-draining soil. Water whenever the soil has dried out completely.