General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Cactus/Succulent
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Plant Height: 15-25 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Variegated
Broadleaf
Other: leaves are eaten as a vegetable if cooked.
Fruit: Edible to birds
Indehiscent
Other: the fruit is eaten and used to make jelly etc...
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Other: strongly scented white flowers in clusters,followed by light yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Culinary Herb
Medicinal Herb
Vegetable
Salad greens
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Leaves
Fruit
Eating Methods: Tea
Culinary Herb/Spice
Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: Leaves eaten as vegetables when cooked and fruit is also edible.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Other: contrary to other cacti this plant isn't a succulent,so cutting can be planted in a moist soil mixture immediately instead of being left out to dry a few days.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Common names
  • Barbados Gooseberry
  • Ora-Pro-Nobis
  • Rose Cactus
  • Rose Wood
  • Lemon Vine

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