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Brahmakamalam / Epiphyllum oxypetalum – Night Blooming Cactus well rooted - Med

Brahmakamalam / Epiphyllum oxypetalum – Night Blooming Cactus well rooted - Med

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Brahmakamalam in 1 gallon pot

Brahma Kamal ( Queen of the night) - a rare, legendary & mythological plant of India

They have large pure white star-like flowers with lovely fragrance to help their pollinators locate the blossoms by moon or star light.

The flower starts blooming after sunset from 7 p m onwards and takes about two hours to full bloom, about 8 inches in diameter and remain open through out night.

 It is commonly known as Night blooming Cereus, Queen of the night, Lady of the night as its beautiful Lotus like flower blooms late night. In India it is called as Brahma Kamal ( ब्रह्मकमल ) and is treated as a sacred plant.

 

This is an easy to grow tropical succulent cactus with soft, flat, long green leaves. It produces stunning large white flowers that open at night only. The flowers have a pleasant mild fragrance. Beginners should do well with this plant.

An easy to grow and easy to bloom cactus that produces large white flowers. These stunning beauties are dinner plate size and have a very pleasant but mild fragrance.
The flowers appear in the summer time and they open up at night and are closed back up before sunrise and they only last for one night. Fortunately, they appear in succession.
The Night Blooming Cactus needs bright shade conditions, dry winters and moist summers. Fertilization is also average, less during the colder months and more during the warmer months. Freezing temperatures should be avoided.

The plant does not have to be big to bloom. A 10″ – 14″ pot with a trellis should be enough to make the plant happy and see flowers.

All photos were taken of our mature mother plants in bloom, not of the young plants for sale.

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