We've got freezing rain today. Temps have been in the teens with 60 mph wind gusts. Add rain and we have ice on all surfaces. Isn't this a beauty? #firstbloomoftheyear #christmas-cactus #zygocactus #pink 12.8.18
Very Lovely Laura..i need to get a new large pot and soil for my two and put in one pot instead of two small ones. Besides its time to freshen up the soil as well. Last year bloomed like crazy this year not so much as even a bud. Poor thing.
Cyndi if you can get to a garden center in a Fred Meyer (Kroger's) or what ever one stop shopping center is in your area in January/February, it's when they try to get rid of last year's summer stuff that they've had stored thru Christmas. Best time to get pots here anyways. I hope you can get some for all the growing babies! Lol!
It doesn't matter with these Leslie. I've done winter and summer and they don't skip a beat. I can't believe this was a chunk that broke off of my mother-in-laws plant Las summer. It was just lying on the cement floor of her sun porch. Lol! I broke off the old cork stuff and split it, put it in here. I did add a little bit of the flakey fertilizer in the soil. Made her very happy I think! @lesliecole49
How often do they bloom?? Mine just bloomed a few blooms but I was just wondering how long before the next blooms? That’s so cool that you got that from a piece I have alittle piece I can’t quite tell if it’s going to make it but it’s still not soft and I’ve had it a few weeks 😊💕
My MIL's Christmas cactus finally snapped a limb. The woody end is a little punky feeling. Where to start? I'm going to mix half and half succulent and regular soil. Hoping to do my best by it @pretty_paws_29
We're going to #transplant this giant #christmascactus. It's the old variety. Not found in stores anymore. It's root bound. When we water her it goes straight thru as if there's no soil in the pot at all. Just roots. I don't know if we should have several empty pots ready or just one huge pot? Will it fall apart when we break the old pot away? Not sure about soil type either. Any #ideas or #advice please?
It's my mother-in-laws plant. If I leave it alone I'm afraid it may not make it much longer. Looks under stress. It's been in this pot for a looong time. It's going to be a project. Going to need a tarped area unless we wait for summer. I'll plan to have many pots. If anyone wants me to mail you a start (not potted of course), I would be happy to. @brightcolours @SikoMa @KariSamuel
Do you have a shady area of garden for it ? You could plop it down break open the pot and settle the whole plant if you have room. Put some nice nutrients in the soil, liquid feed. You could even stake it for support.🤔