3 Separate Double leaf Segments / Cuttings Segment sections are about 1 inch long and have angular edges
Schlumbergera , commonly called Christmas Cactus is an epiphyte plant that naturally occurs in the rainforests of Brazil. It provides a prolific display of Pink flowers during the early December to January
This plant naturally grows in zones 9 – 12 but also works great indoors and in hanging baskets.
It also likes to be outside during warmer months and prefers bright shade.
Common names: Pink Christmas Cactus, Christmas Cactus, Holiday Cactus,, Jungle Cactus, Zygocactus,
Height: 12 -24 inches tall Width: 12 - 15 inches wide
Flowers: Pink Flower Season: Early December to February
Water use: Keep soil moist but not wet while plant is growing.
After flowering water sparingly until new growth appears in Spring.
Likes humidity - stand the pot in a dish of wet pebbles.
Sun Exposure: Bright, indirect light
Soil: Well drained potting soil mixed half and half with fine grade fir bark
Cold Hardiness: 35° F
Growth Rate: MediumType: PerennialFertilizer:
Feed every two weeks with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted in half.
After blooms have dropped stop fertilizing for a month.
Propagation: Cut stem segments in Spring and place upright in moist perlite.
Planting Instructions: Plant cuttings after cut ends have dried.
Place them half to one inch deep in loamy sandy soil and keep slightly moist allowing soil to dry in between waterings.
Do not over-water or cutting will rot.
Country/Region of Manufacture: Malta
Plant Form: Cutting/Leaf
Type: Cacti & Houseplants
Growth Habit: Clumping
Number in Pack: 3
Features: Evergreen, Flowering
Soil Type: Well draining
Growth Stage: Vegetative
Climate: Continental, Humid Continental, Humid Subtropical, Mediterranean, Sub-tropical, Temperate,Tropical
Sunlight: Partial Shade, Low Sun, Medium Sun
Growth Rate: Medium
Common Name: Christmas Cactus
Set Includes: Growing guide link
Season of Interest: Autumn ,Spring, Summer, Winter
Plant Type: Cacti
Plant Characteristic: Flowering
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