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Pereskia godseffiana - Plant

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Barbados gooseberry, blade-apple cactus, leaf cactus, rose cactus, and lemonvine
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Pereskia, as traditionally circumscribed, is a genus of 17 tropical species and varieties of cacti that do not look much like other types of cacti, having substantial leaves and thin stems. They originate from the region between Brazil and Mexico.

Common name: Barbados gooseberry, blade-apple cactus, leaf cactus, rose cactus, and lemonvine
Color: Red, purple, pink, white
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Height: 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
Before you plant, be sure that you choose varieties proven in your climate. When in doubt, All-America Rose Selections winners are good bets. Or check with your local nursery.If you order plants from a mail-order company, order early, in January or February (March at the latest).

Sunlight: Part shade

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: Dry to medium

Temprature: 10° C

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Care:
  • Do not prune plants in the fall.
  • Simply cut off any dead or diseased canes.
  • Stop fertilizing 6 weeks before the first frost but continue watering during dry autumn weather to help keep plants fortified during the dry winter.
  • Mound, mulch, or add compost after a few frosts but before the ground freezes.


Special Feature:
In its native area, Schlumbergera truncata is grown outdoors as an epiphyte or in rock gardens. In cooler climates, this plant can be grown in baskets or pots for brightly-lit window sills. It is sold primarily around the holiday season as a gift or decorative item.
Use
Medicinal use:
  • Pereskia bleo is a medicinal plant of the family Cactaceae.
  • Cacti are well-known desert plants and widely recognized by their specialized growth form of the stems and leaves.
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  • They are generally representative of the “ancestral cactus.
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Ornamental use:
  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose.


Note:
for medicinal use

Reference:
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/ http://www.flowersofindia.net/
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