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A picture of a Acanthocereus tetragonus

Acanthocereus tetragonus

Acanthocereus tetragonus

Acanthocereus tetragonus (9322650820) by Dick Culbert (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

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a Acanthocereus tetragonus in the wild

Acanthocereus tetragonus Overview

Acanthocereus tetragonus is a succulent species in the cacti family, Cactaceae. It generally produces clustered stems up to 15cm in width and they tend to have 5 sides with white-spined ribs and between 4-7 spines around the column. Flowers are large in comparison to the plant, they are very showy and can reach up to 25cm across. The flowers are typically white or yellow.

How to propagate Acanthocereus tetragonus

Cuttings

Seed

Special features of Acanthocereus tetragonus

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves