Acanthocereus Tetragonus Cactus


This miniature columnar cactus grows hundreds of green branches. As it grows, the branches clump together vertically, forming the turrets of a “fairy castle.” Each stem has five sides with short white spines growing along the ribs. It grows well indoors, and is perfect for beginners.

Although it rarely blooms, and can take years before it is mature enough to do so, “Fairy Castle Cactus” produces white or yellow flowers.


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Plant Details

  • Plant Size: Approximately 4 inches in overall height, from bottom of pot to top leaf and 3 inches spread
  • Other name(s): Fairy Castle Cactus, Night-blooming cereus, Barbed-wire cactus, Sword-pear, Dildo cactus, Triangle cactus
  • Plant Type: Succulent, Perennial, Flower (White)
  • Plant Placement: Indoors or Outdoors 
  • Bloom Season: Monsoon
  • Maximum Reachable Height: Up to 2-7 meter (6.6 – 23.0 feet)
  • Difficulty: Easy to grow and low maintenance 


What’s Included

  • Plant: Acanthocereus Tetragonus Cactus (1)
  • Pot: 3 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black) (1)


Please Note

  • All images displayed are of real products
  • Actual plant may vary from the picture with respect to size and appearance
  • As they are natural being and each plant differ from each other 
  • These are natural plants and required to be handled with love and care
  • Pot design and color are subject to availability 
  • The actual delivery time may differ depending on the availability of the product


Care Tips


  • Demands full light growing for most of the year, except during the winter cycle
  • For the plant’s health, light should be reduced to partial sun during winter 



  • Water on a regular basis during its first season in a new pot
  • keep the soil moist, but not soggy
  • During the winter cycle, the cactus should not be watered at all, with watering to resume in the early spring



  • Like most cacti, this specimen demands sandy soil-bases that drain easily
  • It is usually happy with the pre-packaged cactus soil found in common hardware stores
  • To increase drainage for a picky plant, mix in a 1:1 ratio of perlite or bark



  • Monthly feeding of low nitrogen fertilizer
  • Fertilization should stop one month before the planned winter cycle for the plant’s health
  • Any organic cactus fertilizer can be used 



  • This cactus enjoys temperatures ranging from 21-37°C, but demands cooler temperatures during the winter months
  • Starting in the late fall, this cactus should be kept between 10-18°C, and away from central heating vents
  • The cooler spell is demanded over the course of the entire winter, during which time the segments of cactus will turn a light gray color
  • Failure to provide these controlled winter conditions will result in plant death the following spring



  • Re-potting should take place in the summer, after the year’s bloom has finished
  • Remember to water the plant regularly to promote the growth of a healthy root system during its first year in the new pot



  • Prefers low humidity conditions
  • Consider running a dehumidifier in the room where the cactus lives to provide it with the most ideal conditions possible



  • Any fully grown pad from this cactus may be broken off cleanly in the early summer and re-potted for propagation purposes
  • Cuttings work best when grouped in threes or more, and should be buried an inch deep in the soil
  • Remember to water regularly to promote the growth of a healthy root system in the first year after propagation


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