General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: Round, bead-like, dark pink fruits.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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Common names
  • Cacto-Correia
  • Canambaia
  • Cruzeta
  • Hurricane Cactus
  • Cacto-Rabo-de-Rato
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Lepismium cruciforme
  • Synonym: Rhipsalis cruciformis
  • Synonym: Lepismium cruciforme var. spiralis

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