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Cactus 'Rat Tail'

Cactus 'Rat Tail'

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The Cactus 'Rat Tail' is an intriguing and visually distinctive houseplant, known for its long, trailing stems and adventurous spirit. Its elongated, green stems are covered in fine, hair-like spines, resembling the tail of a rat, and during blooming season, it produces vibrant, pink flowers. The 'Rat Tail' Cactus exhibits a cascading and sprawling growth habit. At full growth, this distinctive cactus can reach trailing lengths of up to 3-4 feet.
  • Pet Safe / Nontoxic
  • Low Maintenance


  • Botanical: Aporocactus flagelliformis
  • Common: Rat Tail Cactus


  • Light: Bright Direct
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-85°F
  • Humidity: Low
  • Water: Allow the soil to dry out completely between watering
  • Fertilize: Every 6-8 weeks during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Cacti and Succulent Potting Mix



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  • The Rat Tail Cactus is one of the fastest-growing cacti and can reach lengths of up to 6 feet in trailing stems.
  • It's one of the few cacti well-suited for hanging baskets due to its trailing growth habit.


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