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Fishbone Cactus - Plant

Fishbone Cactus - Plant
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Fishbone Cactus has beautiful flowers that bloom at night and very unusual looking leaves.
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Fishbone Cactus Plant
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5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Fishbone Cactus

Plant height: 5 - 9 inches
Plant spread: 3 - 5 inches

Fishbone 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.

Common name(s): Fishbone Cactus, Moon Cactus, Zig Zag Cactus, Queen of the Night, Ric Rac Orchid Cactus
Flower colours: White, Pale Yellow
Bloom time: Summer
Max reacahble height: Up to 1.5 m
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and 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.
Soil: Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
Water: Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
Temperature: 22 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer: No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

Caring for Fishbone Cactus

  • 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.

Typical uses of Fishbone Cactus

Special features: Survivals and growers of the summer.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: It is used as the ornamental plant

References

  • https://worldofsucculents.com/epiphyllum-anguliger-fishbone-cactus-moon-cactus/
  • https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/fishbone-cactus/orchid-cactus-care.htm
  • http://www.plantsrescue.com/tag/fishbone-cactus/

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5 / 5 Pukhrambam Kavita 19 June 2018
What can i do to maintain my plant?
4 / 5 Riya Srivastava 15 June 2018
Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star
5 / 5 Vishal Tejaswi 13 June 2018
I have ordered twice now from online plants and both orders have been more than what I expected
5 / 5 Mridula 13 June 2018
?How many years will it live?
5 / 5 AMIT 11 June 2018
Got in good condition, found no problem, happy :)

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