This product contains
|1||Fishbone Cactus - Succulent Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
About Fishbone Cactus
Interesting Fact: Interestingly the leaf pattern of this plant resemble fish skeleton. Fish bone Cactus is an epiphytic cactus with smooth green skin and extensively branched stems. The primary stems are often woody. The lobes are rectangular or slightly rounded.
The white or pale yellow flowers bloom nocturnally, exuding a strong, sweet scent. The fruit is thick, ovoid and brownish, greenish or yellowish in color.
|Plant Height||12 inch (30 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||4 inch (10 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Fishbone Cactus, Moon Cactus, Zig Zag Cactus, Queen of the Night, Ric Rac Orchid Cactus|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 1.5 m|
|Flower Colour ||White, Pale Yellow|
|Bloom Time ||Summer|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careKeep in a bright sunny location.
Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
Fishbone Cactus care
Propagate from cuttings taken in spring or summer. Remove a 5-6 inch long branch and allow it to dry for a day before inserting it. Plant in the potting mix about 2cm deep. Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.
Re-pot with the following proportions:
3 parts of potting soil,
1 part of grit (pumice),
1 part of the horticultural-grade sand,
1/2 part of the compost etc.
|Sunlight ||Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.|
|Watering ||Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer|
|Soil ||Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.|
|Temperature ||22 to 35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.|
Fishbone Cactus special feature
Survivals and growers of the summer.
Fishbone Cactus uses
- It is used as the ornamental plant
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Fishbone Cactus ?
Fishbone Cactus is commonly known as Fishbone Cactus, Moon Cactus, Zig Zag Cactus, Queen of the Night, Ric Rac Orchid Cactus
How tall do Fishbone Cactus grow?
On average Fishbone Cactus grows Up to 1.5 m
What color are Fishbone Cactus ?
A Fishbone Cactus plant bears flowers of color White, Pale Yellow
When Fishbone Cactus blooms?
With enough light, Fishbone Cactus may produce White, Pale Yellow flowers in Summer
How hard is Fishbone Cactus to grow?
A Fishbone Cactus is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Fishbone Cactus need?
A Fishbone Cactus prefers Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
How much water does a Fishbone Cactus need?
A Fishbone Cactus prefers watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
What kind of soil does a Fishbone Cactus need?
A Fishbone Cactus prefers Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
What temperature does a Fishbone Cactus like?
A Fishbone Cactus prefers 22 to 35 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Fishbone Cactus ?
To encourage Fishbone Cactus growth, No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.
Monday, 16 March 2020
Today i got this plant...the colour of leaves touches heart.
Monday, 02 March 2020
This Exotic Plant looks so beautiful.
Friday, 14 February 2020
Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)
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