Fruit on my cactus

Asked October 14, 2016, 9:13 PM EDT

What kind of cactus is this, what are the fruits called, and are they edible?

Maricopa County Arizona succulents horticulture

1 Response

Hi,

It's called Cereus repandus, the Peruvian apple cactus. The fruit are edible and you may find birds, insects, and desert tortoises eating them as they ripen.

Peter