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PlantFiles: Hybrid Epiphyllum, Orchid Cactus, Epicactus
Epiphyllum 'Campfire'

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Epiphyllum (ep-ih-FYE-lum) (Info)
Cultivar: Campfire

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cactus and Succulents
Epiphytes

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Orange
Red-Orange

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive vossner On Apr 10, 2011, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Got a cutting in early spring 2010 and has bloomed for me in Spring 2011. I'm growing mine in a hanging basket. After losing epis that did not get overwintered, I took the precaution of putting this one away in the garage. Good thing!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fremont, California
San Diego, California
San Jose, California
Richmond, Texas



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