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Cereus spp

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Cereus spp
Principal Common Name
Common Name(s)
Description Large genus of cylindrical, 4-8 ribbed cacti with nocturnal usually white flowers. Fleshy fruit in red, purple or white, some species edible. Many plants once in this genus have been recategorized into others.
General Comments
Nativity West Indies and Eastern South America
Height Range 0 - 0
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones
Leaf Color
Leaf Texture
Form Cactus
Flower Color White
Flower Time Spring
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Container Plant : Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Flower : Fruit : Heat Tolerant : Night Blooming : Poor Soil tolerant : Thorns

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