Rhipsalis Heidelberg commonly known as mistletoe cactus is a flowering species native to central and south America. The long, spaghetti-like stalks can grow well over a metre and produce flowers which are reminiscent of bubble tea. This interesting and unique Rhipsalis is an easy to care for plant and one which will soon become your favourite house plant.
Rhipsalis Heidelberg thrives in a well lit space with a small amount of morning or evening sun. The soil should be well draining but kept more moist than other cacti and succulents. It is possible to grow Rhipsalis outdoors when temperatures are consistently over 15 degrees.
Rhipsalis Heidelberg is well suited as a hanging plant due to the nature of its noodle-like leaves. This plant pairs well with any of our hanging planters listed and can be a perfect bathroom plant providing adequate light is present.
When grown indoors, it is important to keep it humid and warm during growing/flowering season.
Size: this plant is about 60cm tall and it comes in a 9cm plastic pot.
Light: partial shade, no direct sunlight
Water: let it dry out between waterings, drought tolerant
Soil: well draining cactus potting mix
Rhipsalis is toxic to humans or animals.