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

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Epiphyllum (ep-ih-FYE-lum) (Info)
Cultivar: Ackermannii Hybridus
Hybridized by Simon, Britton & Rose; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1897

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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:
Red
Red-Orange

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Smooth-Textured
Succulent

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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

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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



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