It's time for the DG county fair! Enter your best pictures and recipes for a chance to win a blue ribbon and subscription!

Hybrid Epiphyllum, Orchid Cactus, Epicactus
Epiphyllum 'Ackermannii Hybridus'

Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Epiphyllum (ep-ih-FYE-lum) (Info)
Cultivar: Ackermannii Hybridus
Hybridized by Simon, Britton & Rose
Registered or introduced: 1897
» View all varieties of Orchid Cactus

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Cactus and Succulents

Epiphytes

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

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:

Red

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Smooth-Textured

Succulent

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Orlando, Florida

Leesburg, Georgia

Denver, North Carolina

Lexington, South Carolina

Travelers Rest, South Carolina

Spring, Texas

Kalama, Washington

show all

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.