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Epiphyllum guatemalense f. monstrosa

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Epiphyllum (ep-ih-FYE-lum) (Info)
Species: guatemalense f. monstrosa

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cactus and Succulents
Epiphytes

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 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:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Succulent
Rubbery-Textured

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

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

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

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive mjsponies On Jan 27, 2012, mjsponies from DeLand/Deleon Springs, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Easy to grow and super interesting "Curly" foliage.
Info on propagation is incorrect tho, Seeds can be sown, and are easy to germinate on straight Sphagnum moss, tho need to be done fairly quickly as they do not store well.

Regional...

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

Bay Point, California
Stamford, Connecticut
Boca Raton, Florida
De Land, Florida
North De Land, Florida
Spring Hill, Florida
Southold, New York
Williamsburg, Ohio
Austin, Texas
Mukilteo, Washington



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