Interior Jungle

Mistletoe Cactus (Rhipsalis Mesembryanthemoides) Collection #17

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Mistletoe cactus (Rhipsalis Mesembryanthemoides) is a tropical cactus that grows in rainforests. This shrubby cactus is perfect for indoor-growers! Fast growing and easy to care for. 

Rhipsalis mesembryanthemoides is an epiphytic plant with strong stems covered by tiny branchlets. Initially this plant grows erect, later it is pendent, branching free. The white flowers appear at areoles of the branchlets. The berries which adorn the leafy segmented stems are white and almost transparent.

Pet Friendly 

Yes, all Rhipsalis varieties are non-toxic to pets

Botanical Name

Rhipsalis Mesembryanthemoides

Size (Can grow to)

The main branches are elongated, cylindrical and woody, up to 20cm long and 1 to 2mm in diameter

Position

Filtered sun to partial shade. Avoid cold frosts. Rhipsalis do not appreciate direct sunlight as they can burn, turn yellow or become spotted. However without sunlight they will not flower and growth may become stunted.

Watering

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