Ric Rac [or Fishbone] Cactus is one of the most exotic -- and easy -- cactus houseplants you grow! It shows off distinctive foliage -- the stems are serrated and lobed, like a backbone and have a thick, leathery texture that perfectly suits their dark green color. If it gets enough light, Ric Rac [or Fishbone] Cactus will reward you with stunning pink and white orchid-like flowers.
A trailing houseplant, Ric Rac Cactus grows best in hanging baskets. In nature, it cascades dramatically from tree branches in tropical rain forests.
Plant Diameter: 8" hanging basket
These plants are non-toxic and pet friendly.
Light: Bright, indirect sunlight. The Ric Rac Cactus prefers to have as much as light as possible. Place them in a bright location but make sure their fronds don’t get too much sunshine every day. If you see them start to brown, move the plant back from the window.
Water: 1x week. Keep the soil fairly dry. Water from spring through fall, allowing the top inch or two of the soil to dry out completely before re-watering. During the winter, only water every 10 days.