Cervetano (Pereskia weberiana)

Common names:
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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
Fruit: Other: pea-sized, glossy black berries
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Blooms on new wood
Other: up to 2.5 or 3 cm in diameter, white or rose coloured to pink, filaments white, anthers golden yellow
Flower Color: Pink
White
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Days to germinate: 14 to 21
Depth to plant seed: on surface, ensure good soil contact
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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A great small growing Pereskia by jamesicus Mar 4, 2016 8:48 PM 5

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