Plant Care Rhipsalis paradoxa
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Rhipsalis paradoxa

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Rhipsalis paradoxa has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Rhipsalis paradoxa has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Rhipsalis paradoxa
Rhipsalis
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Rhipsalis paradoxa

Water

How often to water your Rhipsalis paradoxa

Water needs for Rhipsalis paradoxa
0.5 cups
every 12

Rhipsalis paradoxa 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 Rhipsalis paradoxa

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Rhipsalis paradoxa in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Rhipsalis paradoxa: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Rhipsalis paradoxa love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Rhipsalis paradoxa does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Rhipsalis paradoxa

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Rhipsalis paradoxa: 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 Rhipsalis paradoxa after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Rhipsalis paradoxa

Rhipsalis paradoxa

Rhipsalis paradoxa


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

Rhipsalis paradoxa has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Rhipsalis paradoxa has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Rhipsalis paradoxa has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Cementthumb avatar
@Cementthumb
leaf-1 9 Plants
xp 285 XP
globe San Francisco, California
08/02/2021

Cool looking hanging succulent I’m trying to train into a living shower curtain under a skylight.

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@Alyssablindsay
leaf-1 25 Plants
xp 637 XP
globe Cronulla, New South Wales
05/26/2021

You can neglect this plant and it will bounce back.
Water when soil begins to dry out and that’s it !

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor

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