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Brahma Kamal, Epiphyllum oxypetalum - Plant

Brahma Kamal, Epiphyllum oxypetalum - Plant
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The Brahma Kamal produces midnight-blooming, fragrant, cup-shaped flowers.
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Brahma Kamal, Epiphyllum oxypetalum Plant
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5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Brahma Kamal, Epiphyllum oxypetalum

Plant height: 3 - 5 inches
Plant spread: 3 - 5 inches

Epiphyllum oxypetalum is an erect or semi-erect, branching, epiphytic cactus up to 6 m tall with cylindrical stems, bearing elliptic, leaf-like, scalloped, dark green branches. The large, funnel-shaped, white flowers are up to 28 cm long. This fragrant, nocturnal bloom opens in the late evening and closes again at sunrise. The flowers are followed by small, up to 10 cm long, oblong, purplish-red, angled fruits.

Common name(s): Dutchmans Pipe Cactus, Queen of the Night, Orchid Cactus, Jungle Cactus, Night Blooming Cactus, Night Blooming Cereus
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: June to September
Max reacahble height: Up to 6 m
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

This unusual cactus is easy to start from a cutting in the early 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.

Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Moderately
Temperature: 20 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Brahma Kamal

  • 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.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Brahma Kamal

Special features: Attractive flower

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.

References

  • https://worldofsucculents.com/epiphyllum-oxypetalum-dutchmans-pipe-cactus-queen-of-the-night-orchid-cactus/
  • https://homeguides.sfgate.com/epiphyllum-oxypetalum-bloom-flowers-98109.html
  • https://gardenerdy.com/how-to-grow-take-care-of-epiphyllum-oxypetalum

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5 / 5 Shivakumar Shivapujimath 30 October 2018
Its wrong inflation that, its blooms once in 14 yrs.. I have plant from last 14 yers and ht wl b apprx 8ft and evry yr its blooming and that more than 10 flowers at a time, we wt till 12 midnight and perform pooja.
5 / 5 suvabrata biswas 19 July 2018
got healthy plant
5 / 5 Senthil Kumar N 02 July 2018
Perfect product to improve the ambience in your home and give it a fresh look!
4 / 5 Dhiraj Gome 02 July 2018
Just too beautiful! Plant is very positive and green...Feeling so good
5 / 5 sonveer 02 July 2018
Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?

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