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** Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 Bank Holiday - Mail Order Deliveries **

Due to the first week in June being a 3 day working week we are planning to suspend dispatching plants during that week. We will do our best to get any existing orders sent this coming week (commencing 23rd MAY).  Orders received after 20th May could be subject to delay as our courier is expecting the following week (commencing 6th June) to be very busy.

If your order is urgent please let us know and we will see what we can do.

Buy 6 or more tender, half-hardy or exotic plants online and get 20% off

20% off Hardy Shrubs until 30th June

Epiphyllum 'Red Tip'

Common Name: Orchid Cactus
Plant Family: Cactaceae
Plant Type: Tender Succulent

Buy 6 or more Tender and half-hardy plants online and get 20% off

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.

Plants are out of stock but cuttings are available

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


4 in stock  

4 in stock

Price:  £5.85
List Price:  £6.50
Saving Of:  £0.65 (10%)

Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £25) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  


See our delivery information page for details

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 (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant 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.