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Epiphyllum anguliger 'Fishbone Cactus'


From GrowTropicals


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Why We Love It

This epiphytic jungle cactus is instantly recognisable by its wiggly, zig-zagging, fishbone shaped foliage for which it is named. Native to Mexico.

  • Light sun stressing can produce red-tipped stems.
  • Stems will be long and thin without the characteristic wavy shape if the plant is not getting enough light.
  • Easy care.

Growth pattern: Gravity defying upward stems before eventually trailing.

Water: When the top 3-4cm of soil becomes dry.

Ideal Position: South or east facing.

Light: Bright, indirect light. Can take a little direct light which will cause sun stressing effects.

Humidity disclaimer: This plant will grow well outside of a terrarium or cabinet. However, all tropical plants thrive with higher humidity levels. To achieve this we suggest grouping plants together, or putting them in a bathroom or kitchen which gets regular use.

Planting and Care

Into a Pot

If you're planting into a pot or container, have a hand trowel and a watering tool ready, plus a container larger than the one your plant arrived in.

  1. Pour a small amount of soil at the bottom of your chosen container.
  2. Put the plant in place and then back-fill soil around the rootball.
  3. Lightly water after repotting. The soil should be just damp enough that if you press your forefinger into the soil it is moist above the top of your nail.
  4. Regularly check the soil is moist but not soaking or sitting in water.
  5. Make sure to place your plant away from any harsh drafts.

Product Specifications

Current Height10 -20 cm
Botanic NameEpiphyllum anguliger 'Fishbone Cactus'
Height30 cm
Code: SPRTL164356


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