Plant Care Mistletoe Cactus
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Mistletoe Cactus

4.2 out of 5 (9 experiences)

Mistletoe Cactus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Mistletoe Cactus has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Spaghetti Cactus

Taxonomy

Rhipsalis baccifera
Rhipsalis
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Mistletoe Cactus

Water

How often to water your Mistletoe Cactus

Water needs for Mistletoe Cactus
0.5 cups
every 12

Mistletoe Cactus needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Mistletoe Cactus

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Mistletoe Cactus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mistletoe Cactus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mistletoe Cactus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Mistletoe Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mistletoe Cactus in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mistletoe Cactus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Mistletoe Cactus: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Mistletoe Cactus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Mistletoe Cactus

Mistletoe Cactus

Mistletoe Cactus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Mistletoe Cactus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Mistletoe Cactus has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 3
Mistletoe Cactus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Mistletoe Cactus has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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globe Highett, Victoria
08/07/2021

I love this one and it doesn’t even like poke me. Also it’s really cute and looks so nice in my room. 10/10 would recommend

Fast grower Fast grower

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