This product contains
|1||Acanthocereus tetragonus - Cactus Plant|
|2||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
About 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.
|Plant Height||5 inch (13 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||4 inch (10 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Fairy Castle Cactus, night-blooming cereus, barbed-wire cactus, sword-pear, dildo cactus, triangle cactus|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 2 to 7 M|
|Flower Colour ||White|
|Bloom Time ||Rainy season |
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careKeep 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.
Acanthocereus tetragonus 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.
|Sunlight ||Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.|
|Watering ||Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer|
|Soil ||Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.|
|Temperature ||Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.|
Acanthocereus tetragonus special feature
Survivals and growers of the summer.
Acanthocereus tetragonus uses
- Acanthocereus tetragonus is used as the ornamental plant
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Acanthocereus tetragonus ?
Acanthocereus tetragonus is commonly known as Fairy Castle Cactus, night-blooming cereus, barbed-wire cactus, sword-pear, dildo cactus, triangle cactus
How tall do Acanthocereus tetragonus grow?
On average Acanthocereus tetragonus grows Up to 2 to 7 M
What color are Acanthocereus tetragonus ?
A Acanthocereus tetragonus plant bears flowers of color White
When Acanthocereus tetragonus blooms?
With enough light, Acanthocereus tetragonus may produce White flowers in Rainy season
How hard is Acanthocereus tetragonus to grow?
A Acanthocereus tetragonus is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Acanthocereus tetragonus need?
A Acanthocereus tetragonus prefers Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
How much water does a Acanthocereus tetragonus need?
A Acanthocereus tetragonus prefers watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
What kind of soil does a Acanthocereus tetragonus need?
A Acanthocereus tetragonus prefers Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
What temperature does a Acanthocereus tetragonus like?
A Acanthocereus tetragonus prefers Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Acanthocereus tetragonus ?
To encourage Acanthocereus tetragonus growth, No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.
Friday, 13 March 2020
Young ones adapt better
Monday, 02 March 2020
Plants are alive but flowers have not come out as yet.
Saturday, 15 February 2020
Very nice plant but price is ok
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