Plant ID forum: Epiphyllum; for ID

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Fleur569
Mar 1, 2015 4:00 PM CST
After several years this plant has sprouted a new shoot. Could be more leaves or bloom. Leaf's density like a Jade plant. Needs an I.D.
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Name: Carol
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ctcarol
Mar 1, 2015 4:06 PM CST
Looks like Epiphyllum oxypetalum to me.
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terrafirma
Mar 1, 2015 4:18 PM CST
I agree Big Grin
edited to add... Queen of the Night (Epiphyllum oxypetalum)
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Fleur569
Mar 1, 2015 6:13 PM CST
Thank you both. My plant now has a name.
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purpleinopp
Mar 2, 2015 6:53 AM CST
I agree with the Epiphyllum part, but the species could be one of several.
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Ursula
Mar 2, 2015 8:04 AM CST
I agree, Epi oxypetalum!
With some fresh soil, regular fertilizer and decent light this should be a happy monster by next year. Those long shoots will provide a hold with some roots in nature, and from those shoots you will see the leaves forming. If you wish to keep this plants from sprawling out of control, you can shorten those (eventually) super long shoots. Leaves will then simply form lower down on that shoot.
You can also plant the cut shoot right into the same pot, especially if roots have formed on it.

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Fleur569
Mar 3, 2015 3:14 PM CST
Tiffany and Ursula, your replies are appreciated.

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