EPIPHYLLUM PHYLLANTHUS plant generic
  • EPIPHYLLUM PHYLLANTHUS plant generic

EPIPHYLLUM PHYLLANTHUS - info

The Epiphyllum phyllanthus has the characteristic is to create long leaves, such as other epiphyllum produce flowers that bloom at night.

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Light
A lot of light. No direct sun.
Recommended temperature
Greater than 15 °C
Watering
Wait until the ground is dry. To make sure scrape and probe with your fingers a couple of centimetres below the surface of the ground.
Name
Epiphyllum: from the Greek for "upon the leaf".
Origin
Mexico
Habitat
Epiphyte. Grows on soil, mosses and leaves decay, or in oak forests, wet cliffs. It is nourished by the humidity of the atmosphere, by the sound of the rain, from the dust in the air, from residual substances of insects and animals.
Family
Cactaceae