Interior Jungle

Mistletoe Cactus (lepismium cruciforme) Collection #7

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Mistletoe cactus (lepismium cruciforme) is a tropical cactus that grows in rainforests. This shrubby cactus is perfect for indoor-growers! Fast growing and easy to care for. This is one of the most popular and recognisable varieties of Rhipsalis.

Lepismium cruciforme is a saxicolous or epiphytic cactus semierect or creeping over rocks. The stems segments of which freely rooting, appressed, somewhat branching and turning magenta in summer given adequate light. Plants produce diminutive white or pink flowers followed by beadlike, purple-pink fruit. Lepismium cruciforme is variable and a number of varieties have been proposed.

Pet Friendly 

All Rhipsalis varieties are non-toxic to pets

Botanical Name

Lepismium Cruciforme

Size (Can grow to)

Stems can grow 10cm - 15cm in length. The plant can reach up to 40cm to 50cm long when fully established

Position

Filtered sun to partial shade. Avoid cold frosts. 

Watering

Low. Typical water needs for a succulent, approx. once per week.