Fishbone - Ric-Rac Cactus - Epiphyllum anguliger

Fishbone - Ric-Rac Cactus - Epiphyllum anguliger


With its wonderful distinctive fishbone shape, the Epiphyllum anguliger, or Ric Rac cactus, is like a piece of natural zig-zag art. This unusual cactus originates from the rainforest of Mexico and has uniquely shaped long, flat stems resembling a fishbone, hence its name! The stems will begin by growing upright but as they grow longer will eventually trail down, making it perfect for a hanging basket. This is an epiphytic plant meaning it grows aerial roots as in its natural environment the fishbone would anchor to a host plant. Long, overgrown stems can safely be cut to shorten. Your plant will grow back fuller since new stems will grow from where you made the cut.

      • Plant Care

        • Light: Bright indirect
        • Soil & Water: Well drained soil for cactus. Water when the soil has dried fully before watering thoroughly
        • Humidity: Average to above average
        • Pet Friendly: Yes


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