Sun: Bright indoor light
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 9a from 20° F to 25° F (-6.7 ° C to -3.9° C) to Zone 11b from 45° F to 50° F (7.2° C to 10° C)
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Flower: In the Spring
Flower Type: Yellow, Orange
Toxic: Toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Indoors
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Basc Care for Hatiora salicornioides
Watering for Hatiora salicornioides is a simple task. It requires Typical water needs for a succulent.
Can you water your succulent more than what its need? The answer is yes and no. In extreme conditions, you can water your plants more often when you notice the soil is completely dry.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means winter. Use the right fertilizer applied in the right amounts. Applying half-strength balanced fertilizer every month or so is recommended for optimal results.
Do not fertilize during winter as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Dancing Bones, Dancing Bones Cactus, Drunkard's Dream, Spice Cactus, Bottle Cactus"
Hatiora salicornioides needs lots of sunshine! An ideal spot is near a window that gets direct sun for a few hours every day. If you don’t have natural sunlight indoors, consider investing in an LED grow-light to provide enough light for "Dancing Bones, Dancing Bones Cactus, Drunkard's Dream, Spice Cactus, Bottle Cactus" to stay healthy and vibrant.
Hatiora salicornioides is not cold hardy and does not survive in freezing conditions. However, there are certain strategies that can be used to help the plant thrive despite the chill of winter. Proper drainage and insulation are essential for succulent X during periods of extreme cold. Placing a layer of mulch or gravel on the soil around the plant can also help keep it warm.
Any succulents in the group will only need minimal space to grow. You can place your pot at your table or window. Outdoors is also a nice idea to put your pot.
Hatiora salicornioides also benefits from some indirect light throughout the day as well, so make sure you give it enough space to soak up light without becoming too exposed to heat.
One way to propagate Hatiora salicornioides is by cutting
The leaves of Hatiora salicornioides contain an array of toxins that can lead to symptoms such as abdominal cramps, nausea and even death if ingested. It is essential to keep this plant away from both humans and animals.