Fishbone Cactus has beautiful flowers that bloom at night and very unusual looking leaves.
||Fishbone Cactus - Succulent Plant
||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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.
||12 inch (30 cm)
||4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Fishbone Cactus, Moon Cactus, Zig Zag Cactus, Queen of the Night, Ric Rac Orchid Cactus
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 1.5 m
||White, Pale Yellow
||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.
||Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
||Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
||Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
||22 to 35 degrees C
||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