Disocactus flagelliformis

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Disocactus flagelliformis

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Re: Disocactus flagelliformis

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AKA, Aporocactus flagelliformis
Pop Name: Rat Tail Cactus
Close up flower. Mine. 2015
Close up flower. Mine. 2015
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Re: Disocactus flagelliformis

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Well, there's an eye-catcher. :))
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I find this hardy in the UK. Mine got too big to bring into the greenhouse for winter so it was left out in the garden where it survived happily and last winter received the same treatment. Just coming into flower now.
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Here it is having been totally neglected. I don't move it, don't water it, don't feed it.
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I had one for a short while..did SO much better then C.winterii- that one always rotted on me. btw- My Disocactus was stolen during a bad tenant era.
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Even better this year-
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Bit of a test this winter....
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What zone (USDA) are these hardy to?
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Don’t ask me....
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Passed the test!
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