This gorgeous plant is sought after by many cactus-lovers. The Fishbone Cactus is an elegant plant that matures to grow little flowers in Autumn.
Plant Height: 25cm Pot Size: 12cm
How To Care For Fishbone Cactus
You should water the Fishbone Cactus regularly from Spring to early Autumn. Allow the top of the compost to dry out between each watering so that your plant doesn’t get overwatered.
Keep this plant moist in winter by misting daily or stand it on a tray of damp pebbles.
This plant thrives in indirect sunlight however in Summer make sure it receives a little full sun which will encourage the Fishbone Cactus to produce flowers.
Average room humidity will be perfect for the Fishbone Cactus however if you are turning on the heaters then make sure to introduce a pebble tray to protect it from the risk of dry air.
The Fishbone Cactus will enjoy a nice loose, well draining soil. General house plant compost will do the job.
Fertilise every two months during the growing period and every three months in the autumn & winter. Use “cactus” labelled feed as that will be the most suitable for the Fishbone Cactus.
Keep an eye out for critters such as mealybugs and vine weevils. The most common disease to affect the Fishbone Cactus are leaf and root rot. They can also suffer from leafspot disease.
Repot this plant when it is young annually in Spring however when it matures just replenish the compost.
About Fishbone Cactus
The leaves dangle from this elegant plant, like fat fish bones hence the name Fishbone Cactus. This gorgeous plant is at the top of many wish lists. In autumn, it can grow tiny yellow flowers when matured which add to the already elegant plant, However this only lasts a few days so make sure you take a photo.
This magnificent cactus originates from the coastal and tropical regions of Central America. This plant will make your home feel like an oasis.
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