Rhipsalis cereuscula is a fascinating, epiphytic cactus with light-green stems that have a striking resemblance to rice grains.
Rhipsalis cereuscula is a fascinating, epiphytic cactus with light-green stems that have a striking resemblance to rice grains (hence the common name). Unlike other cactus, this plant does not like direct sunlight and benefits from bright indirect light and protection from hot, afternoon sun. Care is similar to that for Christmas cactus.
Common Name: Rice or Coral Cactus
Family: Cactaceae (The Cactus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 10-11
Light: Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Soil Moisture: Average
Stem Colour: Green
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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