Rhipsalis Boliviana (Lepismium bolivianum)
The origin of the Rhipsalis Boliviana is Bolivia. The plants grow up as epiphytes. The Rhipsalis is related to the cactus (Cactaceae), but fortunately without the spines.
The shoots of the Rhipsalis Boliviana are branching, flat and pendulous.
The plant can flower in the spring and autumn, but only if the conditions are optimal. Pink or white flowers then emerge.
The plant uses very little water. Give a little more water during the growth period. It is best to let the potting soil dry out between the watering beets. When watering, use lime-free, lukewarm water.
The plant needs little nutrition, only fertilize at most once a month in spring and summer.
The Rhipsalis Boliviana likes a lot of light but no direct sunlight. The plant can also hang outside in the summer.
High humidity and + - 24 ° is ideal, but the plant also thrives at normal room temperatures and a drier atmosphere. In winter, preferably cooler, 15 ° is optimal, also less water in this period.
You can easily propagate the plant. The cuttings you remove will root very easily.
The Rhipsalis Boliviana is not hardy.