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Q.Night Blooming Cactus Tall Thick With Night Blooming Flowers When We Planted It Was 1’ Now Over 4’ Afraid It’s Getting Too Tall,

Zone Boynton Beach 33437 | bessherman added on August 16, 2020 | Answered

esp in storm can you trim it If so how?

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Answered on August 17, 2020

This cactus will reach a mature height of about 10 feet. At this point, it will be a little under halfway to its full, mature height.

However, this tangled mess of a plant will tolerate pruning, as long as the temperatures are not at extremes (The coldest and hottest parts of the year). In fact, you will find that it grows out of control when left unkempt.

Here is an article that will help you to care for the cactus properly:


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