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I'm waiting :)


By Aleyna

I'm waiting :) (Epiphyllum oxypetalum)

Here comes the Queen! Last night I rushed up to the balcony to check on her and she gave that look..."here I am granny waiting for you come home. I turned the light off and didn't bother her last night. this morning I took the Picture.

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Interesting structure ...

29 Mar, 2013


will it open tonight Aleyna?

29 Mar, 2013


Yes TT, it is a very unusual structure, the way it pends from the leaf. I'll take a better picture.

I hope it will Sticki :)

29 Mar, 2013


yes.. unusual :o)

29 Mar, 2013


I hope so too Aleyna!

29 Mar, 2013


Love these, I used to grow them when I was in my teens, when I have some space I must give them another try :o)

29 Mar, 2013


Plantholic, I wish I could send you a cut :o)

30 Mar, 2013



Epiphyllum oxypetalum only opens very late at night. I can't wait until mine start to bloom, which should be soon. They grow very large here at least 20ft (5.5m) or taller and that's straight up many times. They love to grow into trees, I see them growing into trees all the time around town (in private gardens).

They grow very much like Dragon Fruit cactus, except more vertical.

31 Mar, 2013


Mine grows wild all around I guess it is looking for a tree, but I won't dare to let it close to my Sakura cherry tree, I'm afraid it can kill the Sakura.

1 Apr, 2013


It won't kill your Sakura cherry tree. LOL! It's not an epiphytic stranger. Epiphytic starngers like many Ficus species will eventually kill their host tree.

1 Apr, 2013


NO kiding! Can I plant both in same pot?

1 Apr, 2013


"Can I plant both in same pot?" If you have enough room in the pot.

Remember: both plants will be taking nutrients from the same soil.

1 Apr, 2013


Ok, :o) thanks

1 Apr, 2013


Good luck! :>))

2 Apr, 2013

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