Rhipsalis growing 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.
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Requirements for 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:
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Just for desgin
Size of the plant?
10-30 cm, 4-12 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes (with lot of sun)
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Autumn / Winter
General information about the flower
White, yellow or orange, flowers small with multi stamens