night blooming cactus

Oviedo, FL(Zone 9b)

My Cereus peruvianus just bloomed last week here in Central Florida. In a previous bloom last spring, I got a fruit which we ate and was tasty.

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Powder Springs, GA(Zone 7b)

Cool beans. I had to cut mine back drastically after it bloomed a few years ago as it was 7 feet tall and hard to take in and out of the basement.

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Phoenix, AZ(Zone 9b)

That's great! You know, that looks like Cereus jamacaru. Many people use the "peruvianus" name as a catch-all for lots of the Cereus species when the true species is not known.

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