Orange Easter Cactus &
Orange Easter Cactus &
Orange Easter Cactus &
Orange Easter Cactus &
Orange Easter Cactus &
Orange Easter Cactus &
Orange Easter Cactus &
Orange Easter Cactus &
Orange Easter Cactus &
Orange Easter Cactus &

Rhipsalidopsis gaertneris belongs to the Rhipsalideae family and is a native to Brazil. It is an epiphyte growing on trees. It has a dense growth with a bushy shape, mostly dwarf size, growing about 8 to 12 inches in height. The common name of this plant is Easter cactus. It is not frost-hardy; therefore, it needs to be brought indoors when it is extremely cold. Known for its long life, the Rhipsalidopsis Easter cactus is fall and winter-dormant. It blooms into bright orange flowers during early spring. This appealing cactus is fast-growing with optimal growth under filtered sunlight.

Growth Rate
The Easter cactus is fast-growing.

Flowering
The Easter cactus plant blossoms during early spring when star-shaped bright orange flowers fill the plant all through. These flowers bloom with sunrise.

Watering and Feeding
Easter cactus plant care tip is to water the plant moderately during summer and spring and sparsely in winter. Also, do not water the foliage; instead, water the soil.

Soil
The soil should drain off well. Since it is an epiphyte, keep the soil loamy for the best growth. The ideal potting mix for Easter cactus is one part of coco coir, peat moss, perlite, and half portions of compost and orchid bark.

Hardiness
The hardiness zone for Easter cactus is 10. It cannot tolerate frost. The ideal temperature range is 75 to 80°F (24 to 27°C).

Light
Give your flowering Easter cactus filtered light for optimal growth.

Propagation
Rhipsalidopsis gaertneris can be propagated through stem cuttings.

The orange Easter cactus is pot-bound; hence it is essential to repot after a gap of not less than two years. Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri care guide is easy to follow. If given proper care, these cacti grow beautifully.

Bloom Season Late spring
Botanical Name Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri 'Orange'
Common Name Orange Easter cactus, spring cactus, holiday cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Orange
Genus Rhipsalidopsis
Growth Habit Hailing, trailing
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Mature Size 2 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide
Native Area Southeastern Brazil
Plant Type Perennial cactus
Propagation By seeds, stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized cactus potting soil
Special Features Showy flowers
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, mild toxic for pets(Keeps away from Children)
Watering Needs Low

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Orange Easter Cactus 'Colombia' - Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Rhipsalidopsis gaertneris belongs to the Rhipsalideae family and is a native to Brazil. It is an epiphyte growing on trees. It has a dense growth with a bushy shape, mostly dwarf size, growing about 8 to 12 inches in height. The common name of this plant is Easter cactus. It is not frost-hardy; therefore, it needs to be brought indoors when it is extremely cold. Known for its long life, the Rhipsalidopsis Easter cactus is fall and winter-dormant. It blooms into bright orange flowers during early spring. This appealing cactus is fast-growing with optimal growth under filtered sunlight.

Growth Rate
The Easter cactus is fast-growing.

Flowering
The Easter cactus plant blossoms during early spring when star-shaped bright orange flowers fill the plant all through. These flowers bloom with sunrise.

Watering and Feeding
Easter cactus plant care tip is to water the plant moderately during summer and spring and sparsely in winter. Also, do not water the foliage; instead, water the soil.

Soil
The soil should drain off well. Since it is an epiphyte, keep the soil loamy for the best growth. The ideal potting mix for Easter cactus is one part of coco coir, peat moss, perlite, and half portions of compost and orchid bark.

Hardiness
The hardiness zone for Easter cactus is 10. It cannot tolerate frost. The ideal temperature range is 75 to 80°F (24 to 27°C).

Light
Give your flowering Easter cactus filtered light for optimal growth.

Propagation
Rhipsalidopsis gaertneris can be propagated through stem cuttings.

The orange Easter cactus is pot-bound; hence it is essential to repot after a gap of not less than two years. Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri care guide is easy to follow. If given proper care, these cacti grow beautifully.

Bloom Season Late spring
Botanical Name Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri 'Orange'
Common Name Orange Easter cactus, spring cactus, holiday cactus
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Orange
Genus Rhipsalidopsis
Growth Habit Hailing, trailing
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Mature Size 2 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide
Native Area Southeastern Brazil
Plant Type Perennial cactus
Propagation By seeds, stem cuttings
Resistance Drought tolerant, pest resistant, deer resistant
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type specialized cactus potting soil
Special Features Showy flowers
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for humans, mild toxic for pets(Keeps away from Children)
Watering Needs Low

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