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Description for Acanthocereus tetragonus
Acanthocereus tetragonus is a tall, columnar cactus.
Stems are dark green, have three to five angles.
Flowers are open from midnight until dawn, attracting hummingbird moths.
Planting and care
Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.
Re-pot with the following proportions: 3 parts of potting soil, 1 part of grit (pumice), 1 part of the horticultural-grade sand, 1/2 part of the compost etc.
Caring for Acanthocereus tetragonus
- Keep in a bright sunny location.
- Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
- Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
- Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
- Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
- While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
Typical uses of Acanthocereus tetragonus
Special features: Survivals and growers of the summer.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Acanthocereus tetragonus is used as the ornamental plant.
Medicinal use: NA
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How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?
Brilliant stuff, highly recommended.
This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements
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