Saint Anthony’s Cactus also known as Rick Rack Cactus, Devils Backbone or Cyptercereus anthonyanus is native to Mexico.
This is a tropical not desert cacti , it grows on tree branches , like some orchids. Grow it indoors or in a lath house in mild wintered areas. Needs rich, quick draining soil with plenty of sand and leaf mold or peat moss feed with high nitrogen fertilizer.
The Rick Rack Cactus is seldom seen and not often offered for sale , an unusual epiphyte is a sight to behold. The unique pattern of the leaf is a wonder as are the large white flowers that appear in the spring on mature plants.
We are offering for sale a well-established plant that is 6 to 10 inches tall.