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Click & Collect

We are offering free click & collect, free local delivery and nationwide delivery by courier for most UK addresses. The Nursery is not currently open for general browsing. For more details click here.

Epiphyllum 'Red Tip' - unrooted cuttings

Common Name: Orchid Cactus

Plant Family: Cactaceae

Price:  £7.00



10 in stock

Size/Qty:  unrooted cuttings
Suggested Use:  Houseplant
Planting Style:  interior display
Season of Interest:  Spring to early summer
Position/ Situation:  Shady spot indoors/under glass
Sun/ Shade:  Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Pink
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Climbing or trailing
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Cactus Compost
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  very tender - minimum plus 10 to 15 deg. C.

Epiphytic (tree-dwelling) cactus with trailing stems with reddish tips, needing stable temperature, bright but not strong sunlight, frequent watering in summer and very well-drained compost. Spectacular pink or red flowers in spring or summer

These are epiphytic plants (in their native Mexico they live in trees), needing similar treatment to Orchids - stable temperature, bright but not strong sunlight, frequent watering in summer and very well-drained compost. The longest growths are up to 20" long, with the potential to grow longer and have a reddish tinge to the tips. Ideal for a kitchen or bathroom.

4 x 6" (15 cm) unrooted cuttings*.

Mainland UK  (Courier) £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
*Seeds & cuttings only (Royal Mail) £2 Click & Collect from the nursery or from Plant Fairs (2 days notice required) FREE
Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands From £10    

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall

Shrubland Park Nurseries