Rhipsalis grow and care – cactus epiphytic of the genus Rhipsalis also known as Mistletoe cacti, Rhipsalis perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, subtropical climate or houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Stem (cladodes) color green rarely pink the stem cover with spines, stems is not erect and can be weeping.
Flower color can be white, yellow or orange, flowers small with multi stamens flower can grow in all the stems or just in the top, depend on the cultivars.
Fruit color is red the fruit small with spines.
Rhipsalis for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Rhipsalis growing and care:
Moist, well-drained soil,
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Vegetative reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No, but easier Difficulties or problems when growing: ? All year Planting season: Snails, aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Just for desgin Size of the plant? 10-30 cm, 4-12 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Slow growing Small amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Half Shade Yes (with lot of sun) Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Autumn / Winter Bloom season: General information about the flower White, yellow or orange, flowers small with multi stamens Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements:
Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Slow growing plants
Cactus, Perennial plant
Drought tolerant plants, Indoor 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 fruit, Ornamental plant
Autumn flowers, Spring flowers, Winter flowers
Orange flower, White flower, Yellow flower