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Zoom Hatiora salicorniodes a.k.a Dancing Bones Cactus
Zoom Hatiora salicorniodes a.k.a Dancing Bones Cactus
Zoom Hatiora salicorniodes a.k.a Dancing Bones Cactus
Zoom Hatiora salicorniodes a.k.a Dancing Bones Cactus
Zoom Hatiora salicorniodes a.k.a Dancing Bones Cactus
Zoom Hatiora salicorniodes a.k.a Dancing Bones Cactus

Hatiora salicorniodes a.k.a Dancing Bones Cactus

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Another unusual epiphytic cactus, closely related to Rhipsalis and other members of the Jungle Cactus tribe. This unique beauty is native to the jungles of Southeastern Brazil where it is found growing at altitudes between 0 and 1850m above sea level. This huge range in altitude makes it very adaptable to a wide range of climatic conditions. 

Hatiora salicorniodes has a very bushy habit due to its copiously branched stems. Each stem is uniquely jointed and tapered toward the base of the stem giving it a bone like appearance, hence the common name Dancing Bones Cactus.

    Hatiora salicorniodes a.k.a Dancing Bones Cactus


    Caring for your Hatiora salicorniodes a.k.a Dancing Bones Cactus


    Like most epiphytic cacti they like a relatively humid position in bright indirect light. Once they have begun flowering do not move the plant, small environmental changes at this time can cause the plant to abort flowering.

    Managing Growth

    This is a fairly compact plant that will remain happy in the same pot for a number of years. When it is time to repot do it just after flowering has finished. Pot into and open potting media like you would use for any other Jungle Cactus.


    Water when the top 2-3cm of soil in the pot dries out during the Spring and Summer months. Water much less during Autumn and Winter. This Cacti is happy to remain on the drier side so if in doubt let it dry out!

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