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A gorgeous epiphytic cactus with wide, segmented, scalloped stems up to 5 ft. long.
Stems are green flushed with pink in ideal conditions (bright shade, with regular water). If given higher light and grown more on the dry side, the stems will turn a brilliant magenta color!
Fantastic in a hanging basket.


They do great in a mix of equal parts peat or cocoa fiber, perlite and orchid bark.

Water when the soil starts to dry a couple inches down.  Keep a bit more on the dry side in winter.

Not tolerant of frost.  It will survive temps. of 32-35 degrees for short periods but the leaves will get spotted and rough looking.

USDA Zones 10b-13b

Pot size 4 inch


Rhipsalis pachyptera

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