Rat tail cactus growing cactus of the genus Cleistocactus also known as Cleistocactus winteri, Rat tail cactus perennial evergreen used as ornamental ground cover plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean climate or as houseplant.
Stem color is green the spine color can be white, rose or yellow, the stems mostly weeping.
Flower color can be: peach, pink, purple or red, flower in trumpet shape.
Requirements for growing Rat tail cactus:
More than 5C, well-drained soil, better to put in higher point
What is the best way to start growing Rat tail cactus:
Plant / Seed / / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Rat tail cactus?
No, unless want the same cultivars
Difficulties/Problems with growing Rat tail cactus:
When is the best time to plant a Rat tail cactus plant:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases in Rat tail cactus:
When is the best time to prune a Rat tail cactus plant?
How to prune a Rat tail cactus:
Just for design and dead part
What is the size of a Rat tail cactus plant?
Growth speed in Rat tail cactus:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Rat tail cactus Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Rat tail cactus:
Half Shade (not too much sun) / Full Shade
It is possible to grow Rat tail cactus indoor?
Growing Rat tail cactus is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Rat tail cactus bloom?
General information about the flower:
Trumpet shape multi petals flower and color can be: peach, pink, purple or red