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2008
Hatiora gaertneri
Cactus and succulent plants | House Plant | Magnoliopsida

Hatiora gaertneri pendence is a shrub, very branched. Originally from southeastern Brazil, which grows at altitudes of 350-1300 m. The stem is segmented, each segment is about 5 cm, with small notches on the edges, green mat. Is devoid of thorns, or are very small. Flower willing apical, 4-5 cm long and 4.7 cm in diameter, regularly campanulata, pericarp cylindrical tube short flower color is yellow, red or pink. Blooms in March-April.

Substrate - rich in humus and three parts soil to one part leaf and bark smooth, exhibitions semiumbrite or sunny.

Water - the wet when the surface layer of soil is dry.

Temperature - should not fall below 15 ° C.

Fertilization - after flower bud appearance is fertilizeaza twice a month with liquid fertilizer until fall.

Multiplication --by stem cuttings.

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