Crazy monkey

nil13(z21 L.A., CA (Mt. Washington))July 17, 2014

The monkeytail is going crazy right now.

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Laura Robichaud

Nice!! Good growing!

    Bookmark   July 17, 2014 at 1:57PM
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mingtea(z9 Tucson)

I love this plant, and will one day make room for one. Thanks for sharing your beaut and fueling the fire, ;)
-Ming

    Bookmark   July 17, 2014 at 1:58PM
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Enterotoxigenic00

Beautiful.
Thanks for reminding me to hunt for one!
Karen

    Bookmark   July 17, 2014 at 3:31PM
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seedmoney

Fabulous! Do you know the botanical name?

    Bookmark   July 17, 2014 at 4:16PM
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mingtea(z9 Tucson)

Cleistocactus colademononis, yes?

-Ming

    Bookmark   July 17, 2014 at 5:54PM
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kathi_mdgd

beautiful,never seen that one b4 either.Have a rat tail that looks similar,but i like the white hairy stuff on this one.
Kathi

    Bookmark   July 17, 2014 at 7:08PM
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nil13(z21 L.A., CA (Mt. Washington))

I have it listed as Hildewintera colademononis, but Ming has it right with the new genus, Cleistocactus.

This post was edited by nil13 on Thu, Jul 17, 14 at 22:48

    Bookmark   July 17, 2014 at 10:46PM
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suivezmoi(8)

Ahhhh that's so awesome looking!!! I have been wanting some stuff I can put in hanging planters. Looks great!

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 12:15AM
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PaulaZ

Beautiful plant...never heard of it. Please if it develops seeds capture them. I know some of "US" would love babies!(or cuttings) but hate to mutilate beauty!

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 6:36AM
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averil(8b)

Absolutely gorgeous. I have a rats tail but I love the furry monkeys tail. Very difficult to find though
Averil uk

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 11:19AM
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averil(8b)

I'm glad I popped in here. I decided to have another rootle around ebay uk and I have found one up for auction. Wish me luck lol
Averil

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 12:12PM
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nil13(z21 L.A., CA (Mt. Washington))

If you look in the background, you can see a rat tail as well.

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 12:21PM
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averil(8b)

Yep I can see your rats tail there. I got mine as a cutting on ebay and it's doing really well in the greenhouse. I've actually taken some offshoots and started a new one. I'm not a great lover of cacti or succulents but I do like the trailing type

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 12:41PM
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averil(8b)

Nil which soil medium do you grow your monkeys tail in?

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 1:28PM
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nil13(z21 L.A., CA (Mt. Washington))

Pumice

    Bookmark   July 18, 2014 at 5:35PM
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cactusmcharris

Nil,

I'm going to visit the folks who discovered it tomorrow, as it happens. I'll let them know what a fabulous plant you have there.

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 12:22AM
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mingtea(z9 Tucson)

Jeff, don't forget to get us all cuttings!

-Ming

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 12:29AM
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cactusmcharris

Ming, you can have a cutting from my plant.

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 12:41AM
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averil(8b)

Can you confirm it is just pumice and not mixed with anything. Thanks

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 1:33PM
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nil13(z21 L.A., CA (Mt. Washington))

Just pumice.

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 5:10PM
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minime8484

For a plant that not long ago was very hard to come by in the US, it certainly did make a different impression this weekend when I was at the Inter-City Show & Sale at the LA Arboretum! No fewer than 5 vendors were selling them...there were so many, I'm sure there were lots left over after all was said and done! Would never have believed it only a couple years ago!

So glad it is becoming more available in the states!

    Bookmark   August 12, 2014 at 11:07PM
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