Rhipsalis sp., Mistletoe. Rhipsalis puniceodiscus
Rhipsalis puniceodiscus

Rhipsalis sp.

Family: Cactaceae
Origin: Central and South America
USDA Zone: 9-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapGroundcover and low-growing 2ft plantSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeShadeModerate waterEpiphyte plantYellow, orange flowersWhite, off-white flowersPink flowersThorny or spiny

This cactus genus consists of 40 to 50 species. They are medium-sized or large epiphytes that mostly bloom in late winter or early spring. These frost-tender plants prefer humid, warm conditions in full shade. They prefer atmospheric moisture to wet soil but should not by allowed to dry out entirely. Propagation: Cuttings, seeds.

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