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Fishbone Cactus - Succulent Plant

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Description

Fishbone Cactus has beautiful flowers that bloom at night and very unusual looking leaves.

Sr Item name
1 Fishbone Cactus - Succulent Plant
2 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.

Plant Specifications

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 care

  • Keep 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

    Ornamental Use:

    • It is used as the ornamental plant
  • It contains

    SrItem name
    1Fishbone Cactus - Succulent Plant
    25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to repot fishbone cactus?

    1. Find Right Size Pot for Fishbone Cactus. When its time to report a cactus, look for a container thats about 2 inches (5 cm) larger than the one the cactus is currently in. 2. Make the potting mix - Contents: Sand (50%), and any one of the following in 50 % amount Perlite / Vermiculite / Cocopeat (50%). 3. Place a small amount of soil mix in the bottom of the new container. Carefully set the Cactus in the new container. If the bottom of the Cactus is not level with the rim of the pot, remove it and add a little more soil. Keep doing this until the Cactus is level with the rim. 4. Keep a day after repotting and then water. Use care when watering, since overwatering is one of the biggest problems with cactus. Let the soil dry out completely between watering, avoid overwatering.

    How to propagate fishbone cactus?

    You can propagate Fishbone cactus through Cuttings. You just need a piece of stem to start an entirely new plant. Take a fresh cutting and let it callus on the counter for a few days. Use a pot having a 5-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile, and nutrient-rich. Water it immediately then water the plant when the 3-4 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.

    When do fishbone cactus flower?

    Fishbone cactus bloom in the spring season(February-March).

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