Light: Hatiora salicornioides grows best in medium to bright indirect light. Keep your plant away from direct sun. Hatiora salicornioides will burn in any direct sun, unlike its sun loving desert cousins.
Water: Water your Hatiora salicornioides when about half of the pot has gone dry. Hatiora salicornioides can handle a little drought but you certainly don't want to leave it dry for too long! The little segments on Hatiora salicornioides will begin to shrivel when its thirsty, if you're new to jungle cacti this is a good way to know when to water your plant.
Did you know? Hatiora salicornioides is named for its resemblance to the genus Salicornia (also called Pickleweed), which is a salt tolerant plant that grows in salt marshes and along beaches! The name salicornioides means "similar to Salicornia"!
Want to add this unique and fun jungle cacti into your home? We have Hatiora salicornioides available in-store!