Cereus peruvianus monstrose mini
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This is a miniature version of Cereus peruvianus monstrose.
Also known as the monstrose apple cactus, it is a cactus with a branching, treelike form. This cactus has irregularly ribbed gray to green stems that can grow up to 15' tall, large night-blooming white flowers and edible orange fruits with white flesh.
Recommended temperature zone: USDA:10-12
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Full sun
Origin: Probably West Indies and or Venezuela, but cultivated throughout Central and South America
Growth habits: Tree-like cactus, up to 33' tall (10 m); segmented stems, 4 to 8" in
diameter (10 to 20 cm); 9 or 10 rounded ribs; very variable supination
Propagation: Cuttings in summer
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Monstrose apple cactus|
|Frost Tolerance||-5° C|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9 to 11.|
|Scientific Name||Cereus peruvianus monstrose mini|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|