Christmas Cactus

Christmas Cactus

Also Known As

Schlumbergera truncata

Care:

Easy

Light:

High

Water:

Every Other Week

Feed:

Quarterly

Getting to know your

Christmas Cactus

A popular succulent grown indoors, this plant has some of the most beautiful flowers in all of the plant kingdom. This succulent gets its name from its blooms which typically start around Christmas time and continue long after. Special care will be required to get her to bloom. Ensure she gets cool nights (50-55 degrees) and 17 hours of uninterrupted darkness. Depending on the humidity of your home, this plant will need to be watered once a week at least. When found in nature, these plants grow on tree branches in humid, jungle like conditions. A favorite holiday plant, Christmas cactus are succulents that are usually grown as houseplants. Although, if you do move her outside in the summer, she will need to be placed in an area that does not get direct sun, because she will burn easily.

Specifics

Follow the Planting Guide by scanning the QR Code located at the bottom of this page
Full sun
Water below leaves (don’t get leaves wet)
Let water run through pot
Water: summer/fall: once weekly Spring/Winter: once every two week