The Main Plant entry for Epiphyllum

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Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Leaves: Other: Leafless
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Cure stem segment until callused (10+ days). After potting, withhold water for two weeks.
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2013-05-19
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Location: La Plata, ArgentinaDate: 2011-02-05This is a ripe seed pod of epiphyllum. It is reddish now. Ready t
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Location: La Plata, ArgentinaDate: 2015-11-29Epiphyllum Editha Paetz
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Location: Vander Veer Botanical Park - Davenport, IowaDate: 7-6-08
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Location: Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, CaliforniaDate: 2014-05-18
By Kelli
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Location: From my collection. Poland.Date: 2020-07-19'Sonoma Sunshine'
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Location: La Plata, ArgentinaDate: 2011-02-05This seed pod is not ripe yet. It is still too green
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Location: JBsPlants at Roblyn Farm, New JerseyDate: 2016-04-14
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Location: JBsPlants at Roblyn Farm, New JerseyDate: 2016-04-14
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Location: In my collection. Poland.Date: 2017-07-29
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Date: 2015-10-28
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2013-05-19
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2013-05-19
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2013-05-19
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Location: Fountain, FloridaDate: 2013-04-28
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Date: 2013-06-08Snail damage and bronzed leaves from prolonged cold snap over win
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Date: 2013-06-08Shiney new growth
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Location: La Plata, ArgentinaDate: 2011-02-05
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Location: From my collection. Poland.Date: 2020-07-23
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Location: From my collection. Poland.Date: 2020-07-26'Truly Yours'
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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This does not look like Peniocereus by plantladylin Oct 5, 2019 5:18 PM 1
Epiphyllum by skopjecollection Mar 25, 2020 3:05 PM 2
Incorrect database entry? by plantladylin Aug 7, 2020 11:25 AM 1
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