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Cactus e Dintorni - Cactus Planet - harrisia

Habitat: Cuba, Argentina, Jamaica, Florida.
Description: sprawling or creeping night-flowering plants with large, long-tubed blooms in the summer, followed by scaly fruits. They are now within the genus Eriocereus.
Soil: basic mix.
Location: place in full sun.
Temperature: minimum temperature of 6-8°C (43-46°F).
Water: average.
Cultivation tips: easy; propagation is from seed, cuttings or by removing offsets. These vigorous plants are suitable as rootstocks. Apply fertilizer once a year in the spring.
Main species of Harrisia: Harrisia bonplandii, syn. Eriocereus b., white, large flowers up to 20 cm (8 in) in diameter, easy;
Harrisia pomanensis, syn. Eriocereus p.; Harrisia jusberti syn. Eriocereus j., maybe a hybrid, makes an excellent rootstock; Harrisia martinii, its fruits ripen within the year; Harrisia tortuosa; Harrisia brookii; Harrisia gracilis. 

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harrisia bomplandii1
harrisia bomplandii1
harrisia martinii
harrisia martinii
harrisia pomanensis2
harrisia pomanensis2

 

 

 

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