Peruvian apple

Cereus peruvianus

  • Peruvian apple
  • Peruvian apple
  • Peruvian apple
  • Peruvian apple
  • Flower name
    Peruvian apple
  • Scientific name
    Cereus peruvianus
  • Alias鬼面角, Peruvian apple
  • Place of originBrazil and Uruguay
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is Peruvian apple

Peruvian apple , Kimenkaku, Hedge cactus. Peru cereus, or Cereus peruvianus, (scientific name: Cereus peruvianus), is a large pillar cactus and half-hardy and evergreen perennials native to Brazil and Uruguay that belongs to the family Cactaceae. The green pillar grows about 10-20 m. The column color is green, but it becomes grayish green when it gets older. A long cylindrical flower of about 20 cm blooms on a summer night. The flowers are white, but the outer petals are pink to reddish.

Common name: Peruvian apple , scientific name: Cereus peruvianus, aka: Kimenkaku, Hedge cactus. Peru cereus, Peruvian apple, origin: Brazil to Uruguay, column diameter: 10-20 m, flower diameter: 20 cm, flower color: white, flower diameter :, flowering period: July to September.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    C. peruvianus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeHalf-hardy and evergreen perennials, large pillar cactus
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower20.0 ~ 20.0 cm

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