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Acanthocereus tetragonus – Cactus Plant – ATC-302168


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

Item name

Acanthocereus tetragonus – Cactus Plant

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 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

Bloom Time
Rainy season

Difficulty Level
Easy to grow

Planting and careKeep 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.

Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.

Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer

Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.

Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C

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

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