Quill-like Wickerware Cactus
Rhipsalis teres is an epiphytic cactus with slender cylindrical stems that may be erect, spreading, or weeping. The upper part of the stems is branched, often in whorls of 5 to 12 short branches at the top of the main ones. The stems are up to 0.5 inches (1.2 cm) in diameter.
Rhipsalis does not thrive in direct sunlight. Exposure to afternoon sun can burn the leaves, turn them yellow, or lead to spotting. However, without sufficient sunlight, They will not bloom, and its growth can be stunted. Rhipsalis does best with morning sun and full shade in the afternoon.
The plant may simply be mounted on a piece of bark like an orchid or potted in a good cactus mix.
Suitable for Container, Rock Garden & Xeriscaping