Plant Care Red Mistletoe Cactus

Red Mistletoe Cactus

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Also known as

red false rhipsalis


Pseudorhipsalis ramulosa

How to care for Red Mistletoe Cactus


How often to water your Red Mistletoe Cactus

Water needs for Red Mistletoe Cactus
0.5 cups
every 9

Red Mistletoe Cactus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Eugene, Oregon.

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 Red Mistletoe Cactus

Water 0.5 cups every

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

Plant care guide for Red Mistletoe Cactus in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

28% Very Low

Growing Red Mistletoe Cactus in Eugene right now

Light needs for plant Red Mistletoe Cactus in Eugene, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

January 15th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Eugene is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Red Mistletoe Cactus in Eugene, Oregon

Sunlight will increase by 15.8% ☀️

January 10th, 2022

Eugene is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Eugene is expected to increase by 15.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Red Mistletoe Cactus in Eugene, Oregon

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 16th, 2022

This month, Eugene is getting an average of 7.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.5 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for Red Mistletoe Cactus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Red Mistletoe Cactus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Red Mistletoe Cactus may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Eugene, Oregon ⛅.


How to fertilize Red Mistletoe Cactus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Red 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 Red Mistletoe Cactus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Red Mistletoe Cactus

Red Mistletoe Cactus

Red Mistletoe Cactus

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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