Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera
Rhipsalis pachyptera

Rhipsalis pachyptera is native to Brazil. It is a spineless, freely branched epiphytic cactus that grows up to 5 feet long. The stems are many and wide and often referred to as leaves. They are flatened, green, elliptic and tinged with red sometimes. They often develop many buds at one areole. The flowers are a creamy-yellow or whitish and about 0.6 inches in diameter. The flowers are often followed by white fruits when immature. These are sensitive to sun exposure

USDA zone: 10a-11b
Hardiness: 30°F
Sun exposure: morning sun / full shade in the afternoon
Watering: Regular

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Winter
Botanical Name Rhipsalis pachyptera
Common Name Mistletoe Cactus
Dormancy Summer
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color yellowish or whitish
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11b
Mature Size 5 feet
Native Area Brazil
Resistance 5° C
Sun Exposure Partial sun

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Rhipsalis pachyptera

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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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Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

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Rhipsalis pachyptera is native to Brazil. It is a spineless, freely branched epiphytic cactus that grows up to 5 feet long. The stems are many and wide and often referred to as leaves. They are flatened, green, elliptic and tinged with red sometimes. They often develop many buds at one areole. The flowers are a creamy-yellow or whitish and about 0.6 inches in diameter. The flowers are often followed by white fruits when immature. These are sensitive to sun exposure

USDA zone: 10a-11b
Hardiness: 30°F
Sun exposure: morning sun / full shade in the afternoon
Watering: Regular

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Winter
Botanical Name Rhipsalis pachyptera
Common Name Mistletoe Cactus
Dormancy Summer
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color yellowish or whitish
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 10a to 11b
Mature Size 5 feet
Native Area Brazil
Resistance 5° C
Sun Exposure Partial sun

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