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Blooming Yellow Hybrid Jungle Cactus, Epicactus Epiphyllum "Fruhlingsgold"

This one just bloomed today! This is a day-booming Epicactus Epiphyllum "Fruhlingsgold" native to Central America. This is an extraordinary tropical succulent cactus or flowering Jungle Cacti, common name "Orchid Cactus". It is part of a collection of fifteen epicactus of mine and I always tend these semi-ugly plants just for the very spectacular, huge, fragrant blooms.  Epiphyllums bloom in the spring on  2-3 year old potted plants and off and on during the year. This one has been blooming all summer and this bloom opened November 5th. However, the major blooming season for day blooming plants starts in late April, peaks in May and ends in June. During the other months of the year we are rewarded by the...

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