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Pereskia godseffiana - Plant

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Original price ₹ 249
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Description

Barbados gooseberry, blade-apple cactus, leaf cactus, rose cactus, and lemonvine

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.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Barbados gooseberry, blade-apple cactus, leaf cactus, rose cactus, and lemonvine
Maximum Reachable Height 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Flower Colour Red, purple, pink, white
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and 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.

Pereskia godseffiana 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
Watering Dry to medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 10, C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Pereskia godseffiana 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.

Pereskia godseffiana uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

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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