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Epiphyllum crenatum

Epiphyllum crenatum
Epiphyllum crenatum Epiphyllum crenatum Epiphyllum crenatum Epiphyllum crenatum Epiphyllum crenatum
Stock Number: 66024
Availability: In Stock
Family: Cactaceae
Cultural Code: HP TGH what's this?

Cylindrical epiphytic stems with thick midnerve develop into thick flat waxy crenate "wings" irregularly notched and moulded. Large extravagantly fragrant blossoms, red, white, & ochre with yellow stamens; this likely is the cultivar known as `Chichicastenango,' from Guatemala. Certainly one of the most interesting species, as the art noveau designs of the wildly irregularly lobed thick flat stems are highly decorative in and of themselves. Send this to a friend who loves and needs symmetry and observe them gradually go mad. Unrooted cuttings in moss are typically sent.

Taxonomy
Family Cactaceae
Plant Details
Cultural Code HP TGH

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Cultural Codes

Some of you grow only indoors, some only in terrariums; many of you have hobby greenhouses; while a growing number of customers live in subtropical or tropical areas of the world. These brief codes are an attempt to suggest whether or not a particular plant will do well in your particular conditions.

If an entry has the cluster HP CGH, this means normal house plant culture will be successful if the plant is given a cool CGH moist location; however if the entry has the cluster CGH HP, you would interpret this to suggest that while Cool Greenhouse conditions are needed for total success with this plant, House Plant conditions will be adequate, while not ideal. If the cluster is HH CGH you would interpret this to mean that while in Zone 8 or below this will be winter hardy outdoor, further north it will need considerable mulch, a cold frame, or a Cool Greenhouse to thrive. And so on.

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