Cryptocereus anthonyanus

Scientific Name:  Cryptocereus anthonyanus
Synonyms:  Selenicereus anthonyanus
Common Name:  Ric-Rac Cactus
Other Names:  Fish Bone Cactus
Zig-Zag Cactus
Etymology:  Cryptocereus: kryptos (hidden) [Greek]; cereus (wax taper or candle) [Latin]
Selenicereus: selene (moon) [Greek]; cereus (candle or wax taper) [Latin]
Anthonyanus: for Harold E. Anthony, an early grower
Origin:  Mexico
Light:  Strong light - not Full sun.
Soil:  Rich mix: 1 part potting soil, 1 part moist peat moss, and 1 part coarse sand.
Water:  Dry: Keep soil relatively dry but don't abuse. This plant needs less water than most cacti.
Min Temperature:  40F.
Blooms:  Red w. White Center
Comments:  A gift from Bro. Mike Smithey. A hanging basket plant that blooms only at night.
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