(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of 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).
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
Sun exposure: morning sun / full shade in the afternoon
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz