Rose Cactus (Pereskia bleo)

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Leaves: Deciduous
Broadleaf
Fruit: Indehiscent
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: 2018-03-03
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: 2018-03-03
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: April 2014Not sure if this is the fruit or flower.
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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: April 2014Look closely for large thorns protruding from the stem.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Red Trumpet like flower with palmate leaves by Xeramtheum Dec 8, 2019 8:20 AM 3
ISO select Pereskia seeds by Jai_Ganesha Mar 13, 2020 9:58 PM 8
name of the plant please by chhari55 Feb 16, 2016 11:00 AM 2

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