Acanthocereus tetragonus - Cactus Plant
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Acanthocereus tetragonus flowers bloom at night and close during the day.
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Acanthocereus tetragonus Plant
3 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Description for Acanthocereus tetragonus
Plant height: 2 - 4 inches
Plant spread: 1 - 3 inches
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.
Common name(s): Fairy Castle Cactus, night-blooming cereus, barbed-wire cactus, sword-pear, dildo cactus, triangle cactus
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: Rainy season
Max reachable height: Up to 2 to 7 M
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow
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.
Sunlight: Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
Soil: Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
Water: Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
Temperature: Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer: No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.
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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5 / 5 Sahil Tanwar 27 June 2018
How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?
5 / 5 Manisha Sharma 21 June 2018
Brilliant stuff, highly recommended.
5 / 5 Sagar Kamble 15 June 2018
This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements
5 / 5 Ratna Jyoti Das Kalita 06 June 2018
Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)
4 / 5 Dhiraj Gome 02 June 2018
Thank you for nice plants deleviry ... now i can trust online shopping of plants?
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