PlantsPereskia→Camelia Roja (Pereskia portulacifolia)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Camelia Roja
Give a thumbs up Pink Rose Cactus

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: 3 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Other: Will lose leaves if subjected to chilly temperatures.
Fruit: Indehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
ISO select Pereskia seeds by Jai_Ganesha Aug 13, 2020 11:43 AM 10
How to get cactus to bloom? by Philipwonel May 24, 2018 5:43 PM 81
Cultivating cacti & succulents when you have disabilities by jamesicus Jun 12, 2018 9:15 AM 44
Cactus and succulents chat by Baja_Costero Jan 28, 2022 9:41 PM 12,769
Pereskia portulacifolia by jamesicus Apr 5, 2017 10:35 PM 7
A great small growing Pereskia by jamesicus Mar 4, 2016 8:48 PM 5

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