The Height of a Christmas Cactus?

Answer 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 »

Top Q&A For: The Height of a Christmas Cactus

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 do you get a Christmas cactus to bloom?

put it outside. the angle of the sun prompts the budding. i just got a new variety, can't wait. nice buds, tangerine. Answer Christmas Cactus is a succulent, therefore (Ideally) it should be in lo... 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 »

How often should you water a Christmas cactus?

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 »