Rhipsalis pilocarpa 'Mistletoe Cactus' + Ceramic Planter 15cm

BOTANICAL NAME_ Rhipsalis pilocarpa (native to Brazil)

AKA_ Mistletoe cactus, Hairy stemmed Rhipsalis

FEATURES_ Rhipsalis pilocarpa looks like a winter wonderland coming into the cold months. Its long draping, cylindrical leaves are covered in white hairs that give a snowy appearance. The stems are green but stress into deep red and purple hues giving the plant the look of Christmas. It also features fragrant, bell shaped, showy white star shaped flowers with pink eyes.

PERFECT PAIRING_ This trailing Rhipsalis pairs perfectly with one of our locally made Macrame Plant Hangers.




Potted into a ceramic planter with drainage hole/s measuring 15cm using a quality cacti-perlite-peat mix.

Rhipsalis pilocarpa is a sub tropical trailing plant with hairy stems that start upright then spill over making it the perfect hanging plant to dangle over a shelf or plant into a hanging planter. It is an epiphytic cactus, meaning it likes to grow onto a plant or tree but not in a harmful or parasitic way.  It is native to South American rainforests where it lives in the upper storeys of trees, receiving bright, semi shaded light. Typically, this plant doesn’t like extremes of heat nor cold and can be brought indoors for protection. Outdoors, place planter where it receives morning sun and afternoon shade, particularly in summer. It will happily grow indoors but take care to ensure that this plant does not receive direct light indoors after midday in summer. Place in a south facing position which is warm and bright. It prefers a richer soil than most succulents, some sand can be added for drainage, but select a premium potting or orchid mix. It doesn’t like to dry out so can be watered more than your average succulent.

We deliver to inner Melbourne and surrounding metro suburbs. It is preferable to deliver plant gifts to a workplace, otherwise, please ensure someone is home to receive their plant gift or nominate a safe place to leave (all care, no responsibility). If unable to be delivered due to no concierge, no appropriate place to leave, no one home or no way of getting into an apartment building then goods will be returned to base for collection by purchaser or a re delivery fee will be charged.

Plant gifts are wrapped in sustainable hessian which is compostable and biodegradable with gift and care card attached. Please provide personal message to be added to gift card at checkout under ‘notes’ (below shipping address details). You may like to include a ‘to + from’ with your message and nominate the occasion so we can match with an appropriate gift card.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 13 × 13 cm
Select Ceramic V2 Planter

Red Earth, Sea Foam, Shell Pink, Teal


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