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Epiphyllum crenatum
Scientific Name: Epiphyllum crenatum (Lem.) H.P.Kelsey & Dayton
Synonym: Seleniphyllum cooperi, Phyllocactus crenatus, Cereus crenatus, Epiphyllum caulorhizum, Phyllocactus caulorhizus, Phyllocactus cooperi, Epiphyllum cooperi, Epinicereus cooperi
Family: Cactaceae
Epiphyllum  crenatum
Epiphyllum crenatum, photo by Ulf Eliasson
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10b-12

Frost Tolerance: Avoid any frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Origin not known, but cultivated in the garden for more than 100 years

Growth Habits:

Watering Needs: keep the medium moist, needs good drainage


Epiphyllum crenatum, photo by Ulf Eliasson

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