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50 Peruvian Apple Cactus Seeds
50 Peruvian Apple Cactus Seeds
50 Peruvian Apple Cactus Seeds
50 Peruvian Apple Cactus Seeds
50 Peruvian Apple Cactus Seeds - Seed World
50 Peruvian Apple Cactus Seeds
50 Peruvian Apple Cactus Seeds - Seed World

50 Peruvian Apple Cactus Seeds

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Peruvian Apple Cactus (Cereus hildmannianus uruguayanus Monstrose)

Peruvian Apple Cactus, Hedge Cactus, Queen of the Night. The large 7-inch flowers open at night and close up shortly after dawn.

Produces red, lightly sweet edible fruit. The stems can be used for grafting stock. Also a great addition to an arid landscape. Cold hardy to about 20F degrees and has no problems with summers reaching 110-115F Degrees.

Blooms twice per year (Spring & Fall). The Fall blooms yield more fruit. Germination tests from the same plant reveal 4 different forms: Non-monstrose (normal); Monstrose; Spiral and Stunted Monstrose.

  • Sunlight: Full Sun
  • USDA Hardiness Zone (°F): 9 (20 to 30 °F)
  • Plant Characteristic: Monstrose, Flowering, Edible Fruit
  • Genus: Cereus
  • Style: Columnar
  • Aspect: Acclimate
  • Species: Cereus hildmannianus ssp uruguayanus f. Monstrose
  • Plant Type: Succulent Cactus Seed
  • Common Name: Apple Cactus
  • Soil pH: Neutral
  • Soil Type: Dirt, Sand, Gravel mixture
  • Watering: Light, Medium
  • Climate: Arid, Moderate, Dry, Temperate
  • Season of Interest: All