Rhipsalis baccifera

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 

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Mistletoe Cactus


Plant Specifics

Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Habitats:Found naturally on coastal berms and rockland hammocks. Suitable for planting in the subtropical Florida.


Recommended Uses:Often grown by enthusiasts in hanging baskets or coconuts. Grows naturally on trees. Grows in organic soil or in coconut husks.
Light: Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Epiphytic (growing on trees)