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Hatiora salicornioides - Dancing Bones Cactus

3" Nursery Pot

Introducing the Dancing Bones Cactus, (formerly known as Rhipsalis salicornioides) a striking addition to any collection! With its unique skeletal appearance, this cactus is sure to captivate attention. Perfect for those seeking a low-maintenance plant, the Dancing Bones thrives in bright, indirect light and requires minimal watering. Its fascinating structure and resilience make it an ideal choice for enthusiasts of all levels. Bring home the Dancing Bones Cactus today and add a touch of desert charm to your space!

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Scientific Name: Hatiora salicornioide
  • Common NameDancing Bones Cactus, Drunkard’s Dream,
  • FamilyCactaceae
  • Native RangeBrazil

Ed's Care Guide

  • Light: Prefers bright, indirect light, Best plant at least a few feet removed from a window. Can tolerate minimal light for extended periods of time
  • Water: Prefer lightly moist but not wet soil. Water when soil dry only. Cut back on watering during fall and winter. 
  • Humidity: Medium to low humidity
  • Temperature: Above 50F
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
  • Feeding: Fertilize with a half dilution of cactus food during spring and summer, once per month at most. 
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and pets. However, with all plants, we recommend you exercise caution with children and pets. 

Dancing Bones Cactus brings a captivating and unique aesthetic to any garden with its skeletal appearance. Its low-maintenance nature and resilience make it an ideal choice for both novice and experienced gardeners alike. Adding this intriguing cactus to your garden not only enhances its visual appeal but also adds a touch of desert charm to any outdoor space.