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Monkey Tails
Monkey Tails
Monkey Tails
Monkey Tails

Monkey Tails

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OUTDOOR or INDOOR PLANT - MONKEY TAILS in 7cm or 10cm pots

If you are in the market for a cactus unlike any other...something soft, textural, dramatic...a true show-stopper then you are reached your nirvana! Monkey Tail cactus are truly beautiful, unique and irresistible. That is why they consistently sell out within 24 hours of us getting new stock (of which supply can be few and far between)! If we have Monkey Tail cactus available get it now as these adorable little plants are our fastest seller!

Hildewintera colademononis, Monkey Tails botanical name, belong to the cactus family and their origin can be traced back to the Bolivian countryside in Santa Cruz. Monkey Tail cactus are epilithic in nature, meaning in their natural habitat they are most commonly found growing on or between steep rocks or hanging above a jungle below.

A single plant can have three to five stems, which branch at the bottom. The plant grows upright for up to 10 - 15cm's  then the stems become heavy and droop. They produce beautiful bright red flowers that bloom for a few days then turn to fruits with a brief life span. 


Ideally an outdoor plant as they love the intense sunlight only the great outdoors offer. If growing indoors your Monkey Tail will need the sunniest brightest spot in your home.  A Monkey Tail cactus will grow roughly 20-30cm yearly outdoors, significantly less if grown indoors. 


Like all cactus they are drought tolerant so water only when the soil is dry.  Once the soil is dry 3-4cm below the surface offer a full wetting of the plant so that all roots have access to moisture, allow to dry out fully before re-watering. A minimal amount of watering is required over winter during their dormant period. 


These adorable little monkey tail cactus don't need oodles of extra soil for now - they could quite happily stay in their growers pot for another 12 months. These little growers pot fit nicely inside a 9cm textured cement pot. For a more elevated pot a small sized Gro-Pot would make such a beautiful choice. Let us know if you'd like us to pot together for you!

** Please note all of our plants are hand selected for their quality and individual character. The Monkey Tail cactus you receive may not be the exact one pictured but it will be of equal quality...we promise!

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Maxine R.

Monkey Tails

My experience shopping with Arizona Living has been fantastic. My Monkey Tails arrived so well packed and in perfect condition. Very healthy plants and great shopping experience.

Sandy T.
Australia Australia

Great service.

My plant arrived extraordinarily quickly and in perfect condition.

Australia Australia

monkey tail cactus

nice plants well packed thank you Karin

Alyce M.
Australia Australia

Couldn’t recommend more!

Overall experience was seamless. Order arrived so quickly and beautifully potted!! LOVE!

Jodie D.
Australia Australia

The best !

As always every part of the transaction, customer service, delivery & quality of our plants are top notch all the way! We’ll be back for more ...

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