|1||Acanthocereus tetragonus - Cactus Plant|
|2||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
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.
|Plant Height||5 inch (13 cm)|
|Plant Spread||4 inch (10 cm)|
|Common Name||Fairy Castle Cactus, night-blooming cereus, barbed-wire cactus, sword-pear, dildo cactus, triangle cactus|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 2 to 7 M|
|Bloom Time||Rainy season|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
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.|
|Watering||Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer|
|Soil||Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.|
|Temperature||Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.|
Survivals and growers of the summer.