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Rhipsalis sp., Mistletoe
Rhipsalis crispata

Rhipsalis sp.

Mistletoe
Family: Cactaceae
Origin: Central and South America
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeEpiphyteModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersYellow/orange flowersThorny or spinyUnknown name

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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Old Man's Beard Cactus. Mistletoe Cactus. Link Cactus. Jungle Cactus... This cool looking hanging cactus plant has long pale green succulent pendent green stems. Very attractive, these thin cylindrical sprawling stems cascade down over the pot giving a waterfall effect. In winter each stem is tipped with small transparent but glossy bell-shaped flowers which have a sweet fragrance followed by white berries. This unique and very trendy cactus is perfect for providing a dramatic accent to your house or office. These types of cacti are Epiphytic. Very easy, needing minimal maintenance.

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