Disocactus ackermannii
RED ORCHID CACTUS, STRAP CACTUS
Cactaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen cactus

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: orchid compost, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind
1.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Origins: Mexico

Other Botanical Names: Cactus ackermannii, Epiphyllum ackermannii, E. cruentum, Nopalxochia ackermannii, Phyllocactus ackermannii

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Disocactus ackermannii
RED ORCHID CACTUS, STRAP CACTUS
Cactaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen cactus

Hardiness zones: 9b-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: orchid compost, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind
1.5m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in red

Flowering Time: late spring to early summer

Bark & Stems: mid green stems


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, contemporary & dry style designs

Uses: pot, hanging basket, accents, spillover

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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