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Casper, the Hatiora salicornioides (Dancing Bones)

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Description

Description

Plant Type: Indoor Houseplant


Light Requirement: Thrives best in medium to bright indirect light.


Water Requirement: Water regularly during the growing season. Allow the pot to drain thoroughly after watering and never allow the potting mix to remain soggy.


Fertilizer Requirement: Feed twice a month with a half-strength of a liquid fertilizer during the growing season. No fertilizer is needed late in fall and winter.


Container Size: 1″ starter plant, *Terra Cotta pot in photo display sold separately


Bloom Season: Deep yellow-orange blooms on the bottle-shaped stem tips in spring.


Plant Growth: Small, whimsical shrub with slender, segmented stems.


Plant Color: Green


Suggested Uses: Indoor containers and succulent arrangements.


USDA Hardiness Zone: Find Your Zone
10, 11, 12



Special Characteristics:

  • Common names are Dancing Bones, Drunkard’s Dream, Spice Cactus, or Bottle Cactus.
  • A native of Brazil, Dancing Bones isn’t a desert cactus but rather an epiphyte from the rainforest.
  • Water regularly but allow top 2″ of soil to dry out before soaking. Let it go dormant in the winter months.
  • When the plant blooms, tiny bright yellow flowers develop into small pink berries (non-edible).
  • Skill Level: Beginner

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Weight1 lbs
Dimensions5 × 5 × 5 in
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