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Fernleaf Cactus
Fernleaf Cactus
Fernleaf Cactus
Fernleaf Cactus
Fernleaf Cactus

Fernleaf Cactus


Hanging Basket 8"

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This funky epiphytic plant has broad, wavy leaves that trail heavily as the plant matures. Though it is a cactus, the fernleaf is comfortable receiving extended hours of bright indirect sunlight!

Climate - Native to semi-arid and tropical regions of Central and South America

Light - Bright indirect to partial shade, but can do limited direct if acclimated 

Soil - Well-draining , sandy soil. Can use cacti/succulent blend, also enjoys added orchid bark. Repot if necessary after blooming, but prefers being slightly pot-bound.

Water - Slightly drought tolerant. Water every 1-2 weeks indoors during growing season. Leaves will shrivel when plant is thirsty

Humidity - Prefers dry environment. 

Temperature - Prefers warm environment. WInter in a cool place to encourage budding.

Fertilizer - Fertilize once monthly at most in spring and summer with a cactus fertilizer mixed at ½ strength


This plant needs to be watered when the top 2 inches of soil dries out. this plant enjoys water, once a week or so


Normal, this plant can accept many conditions