Acanthocereus tetragonus cv. fairy castle

Acanthocereus > Acanthocereus tetragonus cv. fairy castle

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This variety is characterized by being a highly branched columnar cactus that only reaches a little more than 70 cm in height. The trunk is green, light green when exposed to a strong light source, darker in lower lighting. It has 5 very conspicuous angles with numerous areoles on the edge of these. Each areola contains numerous central yellow spines and small white radial spines. The frequent ramifications in this cactus appear in the areolas.

Light-Temperature:
You need places with intense light but never expose to the summer sun. It needs temperatures above 15 degrees Celsius.
The lowest temperature (ºC) supported by this cactus is on average:: 8

Irrigation:
Water only when the substrate is dry. In winter we must water once every fortnight.

Multiplication:
stem cuttings

Pests:
It is very resistant to almost all types of pests but can be attacked by mealybugs.

Soil:
It is not demanding regarding the type of substrate but it needs to be very permeable.

References:
Naturalezatropical.com

Similar Species

Cereus peruvianus
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Scientific name:
Acanthocereus tetragonus cv. fairy castle
Synonyms:
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Origin:
Native to Central America and part of the United States.


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