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Hylocereus minutiflorus
Scientific Name: Hylocereus minutiflorus Britton & Rose
Synonym: Cereus minutiflorus, Wilmattea minutiflora
Family: Cactaceae
Hylocereus  minutiflorus Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Avoid any frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55F (12C)

Heat Tolerance: No direct sun, or morning sun only in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Part shade

Origin: Belize, Honduras, Guatemala

Growth Habits: Epiphytic cactus, dark green stems 0.6 to 1 inch wide (1.5-2.5 cm); 3-angled, with crenate margin; areoles 1 inch apart (2.5 cm); 1 to 3 yellowish to black minute spines, 2 mm long

Watering Needs: Regular water


Hylocereus  minutiflorus

Blooming Habits:
Nocturnal, fragrant white flowers with brownish pink outside segments, 1 to 1.6 inches long (2.5-4 cm), 3.2 to 3.6 inches in diameter (8-9 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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