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Hatiora gaertneri 'Pawnee Spirit'

 

Easter Cactus 'Pawnee Spirit'

The Easter Cactus is a lovely pot plant which comes in a variety of different colours. Hatiora gaertneri is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant for its scarlet flowers. It usually flowers in late Spring.The Easter cactus is thought to be more difficult to grow than the Christmas or Thanksgiving cactus (Schlumbergera). It has been artificially crossed with a pink-flowered species, Hatiora rosea, to form this hybrid H. x graeseri.

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plant Features
  • Easter Cactus Pawnee Spirit likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Easter Cactus Pawnee Spirit likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Easter Cactus Pawnee Spirit is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Easter Cactus Pawnee Spirit likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Easter Cactus 'Pawnee Spirit'

Latin name

Hatiora gaertneri 'Pawnee Spirit'

type

Epiphyte

family

Cactaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Easter Cactus Pawnee Spirit likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Easter Cactus Pawnee Spirit is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Easter Cactus Pawnee Spirit likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Easter Cactus Pawnee Spirit likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Easter Cactus Pawnee Spirit is 0.60meters x 0.50meters 0.60 M 0.50 M

Hatiora gaertneri 'Pawnee Spirit'

The Easter Cactus is a lovely pot plant which comes in a variety of different colours. Hatiora gaertneri is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant for its scarlet flowers. It usually flowers in late Spring.The Easter cactus is thought to be more difficult to grow than the Christmas or Thanksgiving cactus (Schlumbergera). It has been artificially crossed with a pink-flowered species, Hatiora rosea, to form this hybrid H. x graeseri.


Flowering Season

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

In early spring, this cactus will form stunning starburst shaped flowers.. These large blooms are typically 3 inches (7.5 cm) across, with yellow stamen in the center.

 

Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Due to its natural growing environment being on rocks or trees, this cactus requires rough soil to grow well. A 1:1 mixture of potting soil to pumice, tree bark, or perlite is required. Pumice is preferred.

 
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