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Rhipsalis micrantha

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rhipsalis micrantha Bootstrap Rhipsalis,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Succulents & Cacti Weeping

Description:
Attractive trailing succulent vine with flat or triangular green stems growing up to 60cm long. Tiny white flowers appear in spring and towards the end of summer at the ends of stems, these are followed by small white grape-like fruits. Spectacular feature when planted in a hanging basket. Stems can trail to 1.5m long.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Indoor Plant, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Cactaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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