Stetsonia coryne - sewing needle cactus
The huge, tree-like Stetsonia coryne reaches a height of 5 to 8 meters in nature.
It also has huge spines: the black central sting can be up to 12cm long.
Native Americans sewed with these spikes, as evidenced by archaeological finds.
German name: sewing needle cactus, toothpick cactus
Botanical name: Stetsonia coryne
Home: South America
Age: approx. 2 years
Pot size : 5.5cm
Total height: approx. 10-12cm
Location: bright, warm window seat
outdoors in summer
Watering: maximum in summer1x per week
Pour significantly less during the rest phase in winter
Only pour again when the soil has completely dried out
Fertilization: every 3-4 weeks in summer
do not fertilize in winter