Disocactus flagelliformis rat tail
(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
It is a species of Cactaceae and is the most cultivated species in the genus. Due to its ease of cultivation and attractive floral displays,
Origin and habitat: Mexico: Hidalgo.
Cultivation: Ra ttail cacti are very easy to grow, being suitable for a greenhouse and container, indoors or out. These plants need a minimum temperature of 6°C (43° F).
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late winter/early spring|
|Common Name||Rat's tail cactus|
|Frost Tolerance||-1.1° C|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Hardiness Zone||10a to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Disocactus flagelliformis rat tail|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|