|Full Description: Species Epiphyllum Pumilum-Is an Epiphyllum species with a small to medium sized bloom with pure white inner petals and salmon to maroon backpetals. Flower tubes average 6" in length and 1/4" to 1/2" in width, peach to salmon in color.|
Growth is self branching with smooth stems and almost no edge ridges in a dark green color on established growth and lighter green on new emerging growth. Stem tips tend to come to a long point, basket growth, pendulous type growth, likes the summer heat as most species do, grows best in zone 9a to 10b but can be grown as a houseplant thru winter in colder climates or give protection if temps drop below 40 degrees. Likes rich good draining but semi-moist soil.
Closely related to E. cartagense and E.
caudatum. Native to Mexico, Guatemala and Belize. Offered as cuttings for mail order worldwide, roots very easy!
Rooted plants in 1 gallon and mature blooming specimen size plant(s) also available for mail order within the U.S.A. only, or for pick-up at our walk in nursery location. Click the link below to check availability and place an order today!
THE CUTTINGS OR PLANTS OFFERED HERE WERE GARDEN CULTIVATED FROM PLANTS IN AN OLD COLLECTION AND WERE NOT COLLECTED FROM THERE NATIVE HABITAT.
(Below shows examples of Epiphyllum pumilum
in bloom, typical stem growth, bud developement and flower tube formation)