PlantsHatiora→Dancing Bones Cactus (Hatiora salicornioides)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Hatiora salicornioides Accepted
Rhipsalis salicornioides Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Suitable for miniature gardens
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Had this for many years, started blooming this year.

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Oct 22, 2011 5:47 AM

This plant is fairly easy to root from stem sections or stem cuttings. Do not keep the soil wet or allow standing water in the saucer.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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ID question by Baja_Costero Mar 16, 2021 8:55 AM 4
Your favorite Rhipsalis by purpleinopp Sep 1, 2021 5:16 PM 1
What's your dream plant? by Smotzer Jul 5, 2020 4:59 PM 33
Here are pictures of the three rhipsalis in hanging baskets by Willinator Jul 29, 2020 9:47 PM 1
What succulent is this? by sakamoj Nov 6, 2019 2:09 PM 3
Need Succulents Labeled by alyssaelaine45 Oct 22, 2019 5:40 PM 4
Help for Drunkard's dream by Jo__oan Sep 12, 2019 8:40 AM 4
Rhipsalis species by GraceHazel Jul 5, 2019 11:46 AM 1
Unknown succulent by Jenbob132 Jul 5, 2019 10:55 PM 18
Hatiora salicornioides?) by Belovedhoneygirl Jan 8, 2019 3:55 PM 6
Growing epiphytes in coarse soil by skopjecollection Aug 29, 2018 12:07 PM 3

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