How to Care for Rat Tail Cactus (Disocactus Flagelliformis)

how to care for rat tail cactus

Rat tail cactus (Disocactus flagelliformis) is an epiphytic cactus with long cylindrical stems densely covered in white, orange, or yellow spines. This cactus is fast-growing when given lots of light, and the stems can reach up to 4 feet (1.2 meters) long. Rat tail cactus is highly prized for these attractive rope-like stems that cascade … Read more

Cryptanthus Acaulis Care: How to Grow Earth Star

Cryptanthus acaulis, also known as Earth star or Starfish plant, is a small bromeliad grown for its wavy-edged, spiny leaves. Although it can bloom as a houseplant, the flowers are small and hidden. Most growers prize the plant much more for its unique, attractive foliage. The entire plant only reaches about 5 inches (12.5 cm) … Read more

Blushing Philodendron Care (Philodendron Erubescens)

Blushing philodendron (Philodendron erubescens) is a vining houseplant that produces arrowhead-shaped leaves on bright red stems. Some cultivars have burgundy or red leaves when the plants are young, and they turn greener as they mature. When grown as a houseplant, leaves reach up to 16 inches (40 cm) long and 8 inches (20 cm) wide. … Read more

Polka Dot Plant Indoor Care Guide (Hypoestes Phyllostachya)

When I brought home my little polka dot plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya) from Home Depot, I was disappointed to find out it doesn’t live very long. Individual plants may only live for two years! But I didn’t let that stop me from enjoying its gorgeous foliage – and neither should you! Polka dot plant’s beautifully variegated … Read more