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Espina de Santo Antonio
Scientific Name: Pereskia stenantha F.Ritter
Synonym:
Family: Cactaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure: Morning sun or bright shade

Origin: Brazil (Bahia)

Growth Habits:

Watering Needs: Enjoy some humidity in the air. They need good drainage, but the soil should stay moist in summer. Keep drier in winter.

Propagation:


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Propagation:
Contrarily to other cacti, this plant is not succulent, and the cuttings should be planted in a moist soil mixture immediately instead of being left to dry out a couple of days.

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