Cryptocereus anthonyanus- An Epiphyllum relative that has fantastic serrated leaves that look like some sort of prehistoric, succulent fern! Very easy to grow in hanging baskets where it makes a beautiful, cascading specimen. Grown mainly for it's amazing foliage, it does produce gorgeous scented, flowers in March-April that open for a single night.
In nature, this plant is an Epiphyte, growing in trees.
Prefers bright shade with a very porous soil. Does great in a mix of equal parts peat or coco fiber, perlite and orchid bark. Prefers temperatures to stay above 40 degrees F. , if grown outside, but will take cooler and a very light frost with some cover. In colder winter areas, it makes a fantastic houseplant!
USDA zones 11a-13b
Pot size: 4 inch
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