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Posted by kmscordo WI (My Page) on
Wed, May 28, 14 at 11:55

I'm posting this for one of our 5th grade students. He adopted this plant in our classroom, his research has led him to think it might be a Epiphyllum anguliger but we are not sure. Currently the plant is under stress and the leaves are shriveling. We think it might be over watered but we could sure use some advice. Thanks in advance.

C. Martin
Kenosha Montessori School


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CRYPTOCEREUS ANTHONYANUS
Ric Rac Cactus


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Lots of good information at the link below. You might consider repotting in a mix more suitable for cactus or orchids. And water only when soil is dry.

Wear gloves when handling the plant. It IS a cactus with tiny, fine hairs that will stick into skin. Very uncomfortable! Also be aware, these plants have a milky sap that is a skin irritant in some people. so take care and don't allow the sap to get on your skin or in your eyes.

Cryptocereus anthonyanus

Here is a link that might be useful: Care For A Ric Rac Cactus


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