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Acanthocereus tetragonus

Also known as barbed-wire cactus, dildo cactus, night-blooming cereus, Órgano-alado de pitaya, sword-pear, triangle cactus.

Genus: Acanthocereus
Species: tetragonus
Max. height: ~700cm
Light: full sun, partial shade in summer
Water: regularly in spring and summer, less in autumn, not at all throughout winter
Ideal temperature range: 10-30°c
Growing season: ?
Flowering season: ?
Life cycle: evergreen
Lifespan: ?
Leaf colours: green
Flower colours: white, yellow, red, orange
Hardiness zone:
Conservation status:
Propagates via: stem cutting, seed
Certifications: ?

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