Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri Orange
Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri Orange
Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri Orange
Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri Orange
Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri Orange
Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri Orange
Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri Orange
Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri Orange
Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri Orange
Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri Orange

(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)

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.

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Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri Orange

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