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Christmas Cactus  in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Schlumbergera

 

Christmas Cactus

Perky glossy green stems that grow outwards and drop down. The edges of the stems are jagged like teeth, with the tips almost fork like. They bloom around Christmas, with tubular flowers growing along their stems. This one has dark pink or red flowers.

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plant Features
  • Christmas Cactus  likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Christmas Cactus  likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

  • Christmas Cactus  is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Christmas Cactus  likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Christmas Cactus

Latin name

Schlumbergera

type

Succulent

family

Cactaceae

ph

5.5 - 6.2 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Christmas Cactus  likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Christmas Cactus  is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Christmas Cactus  likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Christmas Cactus  likes frequent watering

    Frequent watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Christmas Cactus  is 0.61meters x 0.25meters 0.61 M 0.25 M

Schlumbergera

Perky glossy green stems that grow outwards and drop down. The edges of the stems are jagged like teeth, with the tips almost fork like. They bloom around Christmas, with tubular flowers growing along their stems. This one has dark pink or red flowers.


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