Peruvian Apple Cactus
Cereus repandus
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines Watering only during summer.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Cacti fertilizer (e.g. N3-P1-K5).
Mist requirements
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate savanne

Photo

Names

Other common names Apple Cactus, Peruvian Apple, Hedge Cactus, Peruvian Tree Cactus, Giant Club Cactus
Family Cactaceae
Other scientific names Cereus peruvianus, Piptanthocereus peruvianus

Characteristics

Growth form tree
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
  • mauve
  • rose
Leaf color
  • green