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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Spread: Trails 2-5 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Leafless, twisty, curly stems
Fruit: Showy
Other: Small oval pinkish-red
Flowers: Showy
Nocturnal
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Cure stem segment until callused (10+ days). After potting, withhold water for two weeks.
Pollinators: Self
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Image

Photo Gallery

Date: 2018-12-17
  • Uploaded by Ink
Location: Elkhart
Date: 2019-10-31
"TAILS"
Location: Reynolda Gardens Greenhouse, Winston-Salem NC
Date: 2015-04-03
Location: Elkhart
Date: 2019-10-31
"TAILS"

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Epiphyllum Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Epiphyllum

« The Epiphyllum Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by mcash70 and is called "Bi-color Monkshood"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.