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Acanthocereus tetragonus - Cactus Plant

Acanthocereus tetragonus flowers bloom at night and close during the day.

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SrNo Item name
1 Acanthocereus tetragonus - Cactus Plant
2 3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Acanthocereus Tetragonus

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 Specifications

Plant Height 5 inch (13 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
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
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Rainy season
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

  • Keep in a bright sunny location.
  • Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
  • Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
  • Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
  • Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
  • While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.

     

    Acanthocereus Tetragonus Care

    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.

    Acanthocereus Tetragonus Special Feature

    Survivals and growers of the summer.

    Acanthocereus Tetragonus Uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Acanthocereus tetragonus is used as the ornamental plant