Pereskia corrugata - Plant
Description for Pereskia corrugata
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.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Barbados gooseberry, blade-apple cactus, leaf cactus, rose cactus, and lemonvine||Red, purple, pink, white||Seasonal bloomer||0.75 to 1.00 feet||Easy|
Planting and care
Mound, mulch, or add compost after a few frosts but before the ground freezes.
|Full sun||Loamy soil||Keep soil moist throughout the growing season, Water the plant once a week||20 to 40 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Pereskia corrugata
- Stop fertilizing 6 weeks before the first frost but continue watering during dry autumn weather to help keep plants fortified during the dry winter.
Typical uses of Pereskia corrugata
Special features: Barbados gooseberry, blade-apple cactus, leaf cactus, rose cactus, and lemonvine
Ornamental use: This plant is used for ornamental purpose.
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