APPLE CACTUS - ORANGE
Orange fruiting selection. Also called the Peruvian apple, this is a night flowering, column cacti from South America. The flesh is soft, sweet and delicate in flavour, similar in taste and texture to Dragon Fruit. The plants will require free draining soil to thrive, and can be grown as a potted house plant, it is very attractive and drought tolerant. Pollination is beneficial, plant a pink fruiting selection for cross pollination, the nocturnal flowers are pollinated by moths or bats. Sold as cuttings ready to plant Guide to planting bare rooted cacti
Plant Information or Specifications
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Bee Attracting (#BeeAttracting), Climate Arid (#ClimateArid), Colour Fruit Skin Orange (#ColourFruitSkinOrange), Eat Fresh (#EatFresh), Feature - Thorny (#Feature-Thorny), Grow Full Sun (#GrowFullSun), Landscape Specimen (#LandscapeSpecimen), Pollination Cross Pollinate (#PollinationCrossPollinate), Rare And Unusual (#RareAndUnusual)
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Learn About Climate Zones
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
Suitability in Pots
Yes with 35L+ Pot
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
February, March, April
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Question & Answer
I am interested in buying grafted apple cactus From: ravenshoe QLD
The Apple Cactus we sell are cutting grown and not grafted. Cutting grown has all the same traits as something that is grafted eg. True to type, and an exact representation of the parent unlike when growing something from seed. The only difference is that it doesn't have a different rootstock which can be an advantage with some fruit trees eg, dwarfing, disease resistant. However this is not the case with Apple Cactus. #AppleCactus2290
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