Peruvian apple cactus grow and care – cactus of the genus Cereus also known as Cereus repandus, Peruvian apple cactus perennial plant also used as ornamental plant, grow in desert, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-12.
Flower color white with some pink in the edges, the size of the flower 10+ cm
Peruvian apple cactus flower
Fruit peal color can be: red, pink, purple or orange, the fruit color can be white, yellow, orange or purple the seeds also edible
Peruvian apple cactus for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Peruvian apple cactus growing and care:
Dry soil (not too much moist), better to have different cultivars for cross pollinators
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction What is the best way to start growing? Yes yield faster Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Spines Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring / Summer / Autumn Planting season: Snails, slugs Pests and diseases: Autumn Pruning season: How to prune : When the plant stop to grow new branches, when the branches grow into each other and it’s hard to pick up the fruits 3-10 m, 10-30 feet Size of the plant: Slow growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Small amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter, flowerpot or containers: Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season? General information about the flower White with some pink in the edges flower, the size of the flower 10+ cm : Pollination is done by: Bees when before the sunset, in the night moth Edible fruits Summer / Autumn Fruit harvest season: Fruits pests or diseases : Snails, slugs What can be done with big quantities of Peruvian apple cactus fruit ? Eat raw, juice, jams Nothing special Work requirements on the fruit: 2-5 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Eaten raw Fruit Ice pop & Ice cream plants Jams Juice Flower colors Climate Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Summer Harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental fruit Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Plant Uses Drought tolerant plants Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 9