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CHRISTMAS DELIVERIES

Orders placed after Saturday 14th December will be despatched on or after Monday 6th January 2020

To view or collect plants from the nursery in Novemeber & December please contact us before visiting

Epiphyllum cooperi

Price:  £5.50

Availability:  

  

AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2020

Common Name:

Plant Family: Cactaceae

Suggested Use:  Houseplant
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun/ Shade:  Part Shade
Flower Colour:  White
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Trailing
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Cactus Compost
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  very tender - minimum plus 10 to 15 deg. C.


An epiphytic cactus, living on trees in tropical rainforests. Large powerfully night-scented flowers appear on mature plants, each lasting only 24 hours.

In the wild Epiphyllums grow on the trunks and branches of other plants. They naturally have a rather floppy habit and either need tying in to a support such as a moss pole or you can grow them in a large pot or hanging basket so they can trail over the edge. They like a very free draining compost so either buy a specialist cactus compost or mix your own with 1 part peat free compost and 1 part grit or Pearlite.

Water sparingly do not allow the compost to become too wet. In summer feed every two weeks with cactus fertiliser or half strength Tomato fertiliser to encourage flower formation.

They like bright light and humidity but position away from hot sun. These plants would normally be partially shaded by the plants they grow on so don't want to be subjected to very hot sun in summer. 


Mainland UK  £6-£8 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6- £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15- £20

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Shrubland Park Nurseries