Rhipsalis Baccifera subsp Horrida 'Mouse Tail Cactus'
- Plant Description
- Plant Specs and Regions
- Water and Light Recommendations
Mouse Tail Cactus is native to Madagascar and belongs to the Cactaceae family. It is similar to Hatiora Salicornioides but fuzzy and spiny. This cactus grows like a small shrub and will naturally cascade over, making the ends look like a tail. A plant perfect to display in hanging baskets or to add a trailing effect to your succulent arrangements. A unique cactus to add to your plant collection.
Native to: Madagascar
Zone: 9, 10
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: full sun to partial shade
Bloomtime: Spring through Summer
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks.