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Hylocereus undatus Honolulu queen Buah naga Cactaceae
 

Hylocereus-undatus,Honolulu queen,Cactaceae, Buah naga

 
Hylocereus-undatus,Honolulu queen,Cactaceae, Buah naga Common name(s):
Night-blooming cereus
Honolulu queen
Of unknown origin, this tropical cactus develops long, multiple stems up to 15 ft (4.5 m) in length. These vivid green stems have 2 to 3 angles and tough, undulating margins with widely spread, single-spined areoles. In late spring to summer 12 in (30 cm), creamy white, fragrant flowers appear. These are followed by red, edible, egg-shaped fruit. The species is easy to cultivate and will readily climb trees if allowed to grow freely.
Hardiness zone from 10 To 12
Cultivation: Grow these cacti in sun (or in a heated greenhouse in cooler climates) in very well-drained, acid soil. They are frost tender and are most vulnerable to caterpillars, mealybug and scale insects. Propagate from seed or cuttings.

 

 

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