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Hatiora salicornioides

Drunkards Dream

Dancing Bones Cactus, Spice Cactus
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Hatiora salicornioides
Principal Common Name Drunkards Dream
Common Name(s) Dancing Bones Cactus, Spice Cactus
Synonym Hatiora salicornioides var. salicornioides,Rhipsalis salicornioides, Cactus salicornioides,Hariota salicornioides,Cactus lyratus
Description The Hatiora is a Brazilian epiphyte (living in trees). The stems are spineless. The name 'Drunkard's Dream' refers to the fact that the segments are bottle shaped. It has small yellow flowers at the end of stems, from spring to early summer.
General Comments Minimum Avg. Temperature: 55°F
Nativity Brazil
Height Range 12 - 18 IN
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Pale green
Leaf Texture Cactus-like : Pencil-like
Form Cactus : Epiphyte : Succulent
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Filtered Light : Light Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Container Plant

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