Desert Rose

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Unlike Sting, this Desert Rose doesn’t need to dream of rain. A slow-growing succulent, the Adenium obesum holds water in its swollen trunk, helping it survive drought in the wild. In your home, it will do best in a spot that receives bright direct light. As part of its natural cycle, the Desert Rose may drop its foliage when winter arrives due to less light and lower temps, entering a period of dormancy. No need to worry as it will sprout new leaves come spring.

  • Each plant is unique; size and shape fluctuate by season so all measurements are shown as a range
  • Small plant measures between 10-13" tall from the soil line to the top of the foliage
  • Medium plant measures between 11-14" tall from the soil line to the top of the foliage
  • Arrives in a nursery grow pot nestled in your planter choice

Plant Care

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Bright indirect light

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Water every 1-2 weeks

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Plant Bio

Hailing from the rainforests of Mexico’s Chiapas, the Ric Rac Cactus, Epiphyllum anguliger, is one of the most delightful and rewarding plants that you can care for. Alternatively known as the fishbone cactus, the zigzag cactus, or St. Anthony’s cactus, the fast-growing epiphyte boasts thick, leathery leaves in a serrated shape, which can trail more than 12 inches. In rare circumstances, it can produce a kiwi-like fruit or even a pink, yellow, or white night-blooming flowers. The cactus is also pet-friendly and extremely easy to grow: It is happiest when placed in bright indirect to direct sunlight and watered when dry.

Origin of Desert Rose

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