Epiphyllum Anguliger syn Disocactus Anguliger, aka Fishbone Cactus is an epiphytic cactus with smooth, green skin and extensively branched stems native to Mexico. It goes by many common names like zig zag cactus, rick rack orchid cactus or moon cactus.
Epiphyllum Anguliger has deeply lobed leaves that are 3-5cm wide and up to 20cm long. If the conditions are good, this cactus also produces nocturnal, sweetly scented flowers. Primary stems are often woody while secondary stems are flat and succulent. It’s a very unusual cactus that grows on other plants and in situations where there isn’t much soil available.
When grown indoors, it is important to keep it humid and warm during growing/flowering season.
Size: this plant is about 20cm tall and it comes in a 12cm plastic pot.
Light: partial shade, no direct sunlight
Water: let it dry out between waterings, drought tolerant
Soil: well draining cactus potting mix
Fishbone cactus is not toxic to humans or animals.