Epiphyllum guatemalense is part of the Cactaceae family and is native to Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. The plant mutated and produced curled stems, this plant has been cultivated and is known as Epiphyllum guatemalense 'Monstrose'.


Pot: 14cm diameter.

Foliage: Approximately 25cm.


Secrets to success


Temperature: Ideally between 18 and 24°C. 


Light: These plants grow in medium light with some shade - their natural environment is fairly shaded by dense rainforest canopy. 


Air Humidity: They prefer higher humidity; this can be achieved by grouping plants together, misting, using a humidifier or placing your plant on a watered pebble tray. 


Watering: During spring and summer water liberally and reduce watering in winter.


Potting mix: Use a potting mix with coarse sand and perlite for good drainage. 


This plant is non-toxic.

Epiphyllum guatemalense 'Monstrose'