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Cereus Peruvianus Cactus. Peruvian Apple Cactus 
The Cereus Peruvianus is a fast growing tree like variety of cacti. On maturity it has numerous  upright or slightly curved pale green branches with between 5-9 ribs. Small areoles are set wide apart with groups of golden-brown coloured spines, the longest of which is up to 5cm long.  

This Cactus is a night flowering species with large fragranced white flowers with reddish tips, reaching sizes of 15cm across and 12-15cm long. The thornless edible succulent fruit is pear shaped and very large, containing a sweet white pulp and crunchy seeds. Skin colour can vary.  

Perfect for Cacti enthusiasts, this cactus is unique and makes a bold statement. Very difficult to find to buy at this size in the UK. 


These are amazing quality Large Cacti. Photos 1-3 show some of the exact Cactus Plants in stock now. Limited availability. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.

Click into the "Height" box and price of each plant is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our plants and palms.


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CEREUS PERUVIANUS. Peruvian Apple Cactus.

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  • Latin Name: Cereus Peruvianus

    Common Name: Peruvian Apple Cactus, Giant Club Cactus, Hedge Cactus, Apple Cactus, Queen of the Night.

    Origin: South America, ABC Islands, Dutch Carribean.

    Hardiness: Hardy down to -5 for short periods if kept dry.

    Growth Characteristics: Fast growing Columnar Cactus. Pale green in colour with groups of golden or brown spines. Nocturnal large white with reddish tips fragranced flowers. Large pear shaped thornless edible fruit.

    Sun: Full sun/partial shade.

    Exposure: Exposed/sheltered.

    Soil: Sharply draining soil. Gritty. 

    Moisture: Water regularly in summer. Allow to dry fully between waterings. Keep dry in winter.

  • Available For Delivery Now.  


    All palms and plants have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.

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