Cactus Courier
Newsletter of the Cactus and Succulent Society of San Jose

Epiphyllums: Flowering Orchid Cacti

Don Cravalho will be this month's featured presenter. His program will include photos of hybrid Epiphyllums in bloom and their care and cultural information.

Mr. Cravalho sells his plants through Epiphyllum World based in Fremont, California. He has been an avid Orchid Cactus grower for 15 years. A selection of his offerings can be found in his eBay store at

Cactus:         Open • Advanced • Novice  
Nastiest Spines
Succulents:         Open • Advanced • Novice  
Winter Growers
Something Special:         Open • Advanced • Novice  
Epiphyllum (or your choice)
Beginners' Luck:         Novice Only  

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