Hatiora salicornioides - Dancing Bones Cactus

$4.49
SKU:
CA1069

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Dancing Bones Cactus (Hatiora salicornioides) (Britton & Rose): This Brazilian cactus has stems of green, bottle-shaped segments with gentle, fuzzy bristles. It branches freely and can grow arching to pendant stems up to 3.0' long. In the wild this species is epiphytic, meaning it grows out of tree trunks instead of the ground. Young stem segments can produce yellow to orange flowers at their tips. This variety comes from the Abbey Gardens cactus collection.

This cactus variety will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures it can be brought indoors to grow on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. Cactus need bright sunlight, great drainage, and infrequent water to prevent rot. Pick containers with drainage holes and use well-draining cactus and succulent soil with 70% to 80% mineral grit such as coarse sand, pumice, or perlite. Water deeply and wait for the soil to completely dry out before watering again.

Full Cactus Guide

Color - Primary

Green / Lime

Color - Secondary

Purple / Black

Bloom Color

Yellow Bloom

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered / Partial Sun

Maximum Height

Over 12"

Growth Habit / Shape

Hanging / Trailing

Growth Habit / Shape

Vertical Grower / Tall Stem

Product Format

2.0" Pot

Special Characteristic

Showy Blooms

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