How often should you water a Christmas cactus?

Answer It depends on the temperature and the amount of humidity in the air. You should test the soil with your fingertip: When it is still a bit humid, don't water the plant. When the soil is really dry, ... Read More »

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Christmas Cactus Cuttings: How to Grow Roots in Water?

Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii) is a native of Brazil. Not at all like the familiar desert cactus, Christmas cactus is tropical, spineless and it blooms in trailing flowers. It requires ... Read More »

Does a Christmas cactus only bloom once a year in December My Christmas cactus bloomed in December and?

Christmas cactus will bloom if given long uninterrupted dark periods, about 12 hours each night. Begin the dark treatments in about mid-October to have plants in full bloom by the holidays. You can... Read More »

How to Care for a Christmas Cactus?

A beautiful holiday plant,(botanically known as Schlumbergera or Zygocactus) blooms at Christmas and also sometimes around Easter time if cared for properly. A month prior to Christmas., you will b... Read More »

The Height of a Christmas Cactus?

Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii) is a flowering tropical cactus commonly grown as a houseplant. The plant is widely available around the holidays, as it blooms during the Christmas season... Read More »