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Selenicereus grandiflorus

Selenicereus grandiflorus

Regular price£25.00

Caring for your new leafy green friends

Dry Out

Dry Out

Please don’t put me on or close to a radiator, the heat will dry me out.

Watering

Watering

Take me out of any ceramic pots when watering to stop my roots rotting.

Light

Light

I need light to survive. Please give me light!

Cold Spots

Cold Spots

I don’t like draughts! Keep me away from any cold spots in the house.

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Useful Information

Plant Bio

Selenicereus grandiflorus is part of the Cactaceae family and is native to Mexico. It is epiphytic or lithophytic in growth and will use adventitous roots to climb on surrounding trees in order to seek more light and to support its weight; they can grow several metres in length. Under the right conditions S.grandiflorus will produce large sweet smelling flowers, which open at night.

Selenicereus meaning 'Moon Cereus', refers to the night bloom and the specific epiphet 'grandiflorus' comes from the Latin for 'large flowered'.

Pot: 14cm diameter.

Foliage: Approximately 30cm in length.

Secrets to success

Temperature: 24-28˚C. With cooler winter temperatures.

Light: Bright indirect light to shade with short periods of full sun.

Watering: The plant is quite resistant to drought but shouldn't dry out completely otherwise it will turn purplish brown and look unpleasant and should be permitted to dry out entirely between waterings. The adventitious roots seek out moisture in the air. Air humidity: Higher humidity is best.

Fertilising: Feed with a cactus fertiliser once a month during the growing season but this can lead to less flowers.

Potting mix: Use an airy mix containing orchid bark.

This plant is non-toxic but your pet or child may vomit if they ingest the plant.

Delivery & Returns

​General

Please be aware that your plant may vary from the picture as this is a living item. Variations of shape and colour are perfectly natural and to be expected.  We will send you a plant as close to the picture and description as possible. The picture shown is an example of what's in stock unless stated otherwise.

Our plants are sent with a detailed care guide to help you look after them. You must provide the adequate conditions to keep them alive.

​Shipping & Delivery

We can only ship within the UK. Orders from abroad cannot be fulfilled and will be cancelled & refunded.

We pack and ship all orders on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to prevent plants waiting in transit over the weekend.

We do send all our plants via next day delivery, however couriers can sometimes take longer. 

Returns

We guarantee our plants 14 day from receipt.  We guarantee to send happy and healthy plants, however, it is your responsibility to care for them and we cannot be held responsible for neglect or mis care. Please send us a picture within 24 hours of receiving your plant and we'll help you out with your issue.

If returning your order, please keep all original packaging and use this to send the plant back to us. This will ensure the plant is kept as safe as possible on its return.

To allow the plant to acclimatise in its new home, there should be no repotting of the plant for a minimum of 14 days after receipt. If any plant has been repotted or a cutting has been taken then we are not able to accept returns.

We are happy to replace your plant if it is very badly damaged in transport. The loss of a leaf in transport on a healthy plant should not generally be cause for any concern. We cannot give a refund for snapped leaves.

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