Christmas Cactus

The Christmas Cactus is a popular and festive houseplant known for its unique, segmented stems and vibrant, tubular flowers that bloom around the holiday season. It belongs to the Schlumbergera genus and is native to the cloud forests of Brazil. The succulent, arching stems give the plant a cascading appearance, and the flowers come in many colours, including shades of pink, red, white, and lavender.

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Additional information

Pot Size

10.5

Approx Height (incl pot)

20cm

Common Name

Christmas Cactus

Latin Name (Plants only)

Schlumbergera

Watering

Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inchof the soil feels slightly dry. Reduce watering after flowering, allowing the plant to rest.

Feeding

Feed with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 2-4 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce or stop fertilization after the flowering period.

Humidity

Christmas Cacti prefer higher humidity levels. Consider placing a tray of water near the plant or misting it regularly, especially in dry indoor environments.

Light Requirements

Place your Christmas Cactus in bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves. During the growing season, it benefits from some morning sun.

Toxic to Cats/Dogs/Children

This plant is not toxic

Temperature

Maintain a moderate temperature range between 15-24°C, Keep the plant away from drafts and sudden temperature changes.

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