General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Leaves: Deciduous
Broadleaf
Fruit: Indehiscent
Other: pea sized, glossy black round or slightly flattened berry
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Orange
Other: rarely white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Days to germinate: 14 to 21
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Common names
  • Pereskia

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Location: Dreieich, Germany
Date: 2011-09-30
Flower of white flowering specimen
Location: Dreieich, Germany
Date: 2011-10-03
Flower bud of white flowering specimen opening
Location: Dreieich, Germany
Date: 2011-10-03
Flower bud of white flowering specimen
Location: Dreieich, Germany
Date: 2009-11-16
Tuberous roots on young plant

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