Pereskia aculeata
BARBADOS GOOSEBERRY, LEAFY CACTUS
Cactaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous shrub, scrambling climber or cactus

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: orchid compost, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind
8m
Plant habit
 
8m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white & orange

Flowering Time: early autumn to late autumn

Bark & Stems: spines

Edibility: edible fruit
 
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Pereskia aculeata
BARBADOS GOOSEBERRY, LEAFY CACTUS
Cactaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: deciduous shrub, scrambling climber or cactus

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: orchid compost, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind
8m
Plant habit
 
8m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white & orange

Flowering Time: early autumn to late autumn

Bark & Stems: spines

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & dry style designs

Uses: informal screen, trellis, spillover, pleach, indoors

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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