Rat tail cactus grow and care – cactus of that can be from the genus Cleistocactus, Mammillaria, Disocactus can be: Cleistocactus winteri, Mammillaria pottsii or Disocactus flagelliformis, Rat tail cactus perennial evergreen used as ornamental ground cover plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10b+.
Stem color is green the spine color can be white, rose or yellow, the stems mostly weeping.
Rat tail cactus flower
Flower color can be: peach, pink, purple or red, flower in trumpet shape.
Rat tail cactus for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Rat tail cactus growing and care:
More than 5C, well-drained soil, better to put in higher point
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / / Vegetative reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No, unless want the same cultivars Difficulties or problems when growing: Spiny Spring / Summer / Autumn Planting season: Fungal, Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Just for design and dead part Size of the plant? 30-80 cm, 12-32 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Small amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Half Shade (not too much sun) / Full Shade Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower Trumpet shape multi petals flower and color can be: peach, pink, purple or red Scientific name:
Cleistocactus winteri, Mammillaria pottsii, Disocactus flagelliformis
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Part shade Plants, Shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Desert Climate, Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Cactus, Perennial plant
Drought tolerant plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13
Ornamental flower, Ornamental plant
Orange flower, Pink flower, Purple flower, Red flower