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Cereus multiplex

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Growth HabitCactus-like
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Cereus multiplex. This species has a clustering growth habit with yellow-brown spines. The nocturnal flowers are white.

Characteristics

Perennial, Cactus

Origin

South America

Interest and use

Grown for the cup-shaped flowers usually open at night.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Watch out for the thorns.

Propagation

You can propagate in the spring by seeds or branching species by stem cuttings.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Scale insects may be a problem.

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