September Slider Image, Cacti And Succulent Plant Gifts, Melbourne Plants, Pulp Kaktus

Welcome to the online plant gift store for Pulp Kaktus where we pair succulents, cacti and architectural plants with a curated selection of pots and plant accessories. Perfect for gift giving, plant styling indoors and outdoors, whether it be at home, in your office, retail or work space. We plant directly into the pot, excluding floor planters, using our own blend of quality potting mix and all pots come with drainage hole/s.

Plant gifts are delivered to Melbourne suburbs within a 50km radius. Order before 2PM for next working day delivery (Friday orders before 2pm will be delivered on Monday, after 2pm orders will be delivered on Tuesday). We alternate runs for Zone 2 + Zone 3 deliveries, North + West on Mon/Wed/Fri and South + East on Tues/Thurs. We don’t deliver on weekends. Click here for Covid information and more detailed delivery information.

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Peruvian Old Lady Cactus (Espostoa melanostele) + Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Espostoa melanostele

AKA_also known as ‘Peruvian Old Lady Cactus’

FEATURES_ Melanostele is a very desirable cactus due to its dense white hair and thick upright growth habit. Slow growing reaching 50cm in 10 to 20 years. Older plants will form multiple offsets from their base.

PLANT PERSONALITY_  The name says it all ‘Old Lady Cactus’. Humorous plant gift for mum on Mother’s Day or a friend to let them know they’re getting old on their birthday. Perfect for milestone birthdays.

Ruby Necklace (Othonna capensis) + Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Othonna capensis

AKA_ Ruby Necklace, Little Pickles


Othonna capensis has very succulent green leaves that move to purple the more sunlight it receives.   The bean like foliage grows in a spiral pattern around long, slim pink, purple to red stems. The perfect specimen for a hanging planter. Produces very small, dainty, yellow daisy-like flowers on slim stems. Fragrant flowers are attractive to a wide variety of pollinators including butterflies, bees and other insects. Blooms from late spring to early in the autumn.

PLANT PERSONALITY_  Given its name, Ruby would be the perfect name fit.  Fast growing and tough, feminine, spirited with bold colouring in bright light.  ‘Ah now said I love a girl and-a Ruby is her name …’  It’s other name is Little Pickles – a gift for a friend, family member or colleague who may have gone through a bit of trial recently and is on the mend or getting sorted.

PERFECT PAIRING_  Pair with a medium Macrame Planter and hang in a protect spot outdoors with plenty of morning sunlight.

Rhipsalis ‘Red Coral’ + Cement Planter



BOTANICAL NAME_ Rhipsalis ssp. (native to Central and South American, Caribbean and Florida)

AKA_ Red Coral Cactus, Mouse tail Cactus, Mistletoe Cactus

FEATURES_ Rhipsalis’ cylindrical, reddish (in bright light), noodle like foliage, pendant stems are a feature of this plant. Stems can grow to a length of 15cm and overall to a length of 50cm. Place high on a shelf, in one of our medium sized macrame plant hangers or drape stems over a tall stand makes for a dramatic feature plant in the home. Flowers are white and appear in spring and winter. Non toxic to pets. Loves warmth and humidity (tropical).

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Messy hair, don’t care. A bit wild and woolly. Another easy care, jungle cactus to create that tropical vibe at home.

The Bridal Ball (Mammillaria bombycina) + Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Mammillaria bombycina

AKA_ The Bridal Ball

FEATURES_ Probably the most popular and beautiful of all the mammillarias, bombycina eventually grows to 20com high and produces numerous offsets.  In spring pink flowers appear in a ring on the previous year’s growth.

OCCASION_ Soft, fluffy and feminine, the bridal ball is perfect gift for weddings, engagements or a small gift to your partner to push things along.

Oroya borchersii + Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Oroya borchersii (native to Peru)

FEATURES_ Stunning high altitude species from Peru. Beautiful golden spines, adn golden flowers. Oroya borchersii is a solitary globular cactus up to 20cm and completely covered with thin yellow spines.  It is considered one of the most beautiful species of this genus.  It reminds me of greek kadaifi noodles.

HISTORY_ This small genre is primarily found in the highlands of Peru and derive their name from the Peruvian town La Oroya where they were first found.


‘Un Pico’ (Mammillaria spinosissima) + Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Mammillaria spinosissima

AKA_ Un Pico

FEATURES_ Compact clustering habit with a ring of crimson flowers in late winter.  It gets its name ‘Pico’ due to having only one spine per areole. The stem is columnar often solitary and sometimes clumping.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ The perfect gift for beginner cacti collectors.  Low maintenance and drought tolerant.  The Little One.

‘Chin Cactus’ (Gymnocalycium anisitsii ) + Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Gymnocalycium sp. (native to Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil)

AKA_ Chin Cactus

FEATURES_ Very attractive compact species growing to 10cm across.  Stunning flowers appear in summer and last for 4-8 weeks. Plants remain solitary but sometimes produce an offset with age. Very slow growing.

FOLKLORE_ Gymnocalycium from the Greek word ‘Gymnos’ meaning naked and Kalyx meaning bud.  Naked calyx refers to the flower buds bearing no hair or spines.

Golden Torch (Eriocactus) + Cement Planter


BOTANICAL NAME_ Eriocactus lenninghausii

AKA_ Golden Torch Cactus

FEATURES_The Golden Torch Cactus has a green stem with dense golden spines. It is an erect columnar cacti with ribbed, eventually clumping, cylindrical stems bearing large yellow flowers in late Spring.  Slowing growing to 30 – 40 cm in 10 + years. Can be kept in a small pot for years. Compact clustering habit.