Tips On Caring For Your Christmas Cactus Plant

Jay Gurney of Yankton Nurseries enjoys growing cacti, succulents, and cactus-like plants such as the Christmas cactus. He notes that Schlumbergera is the genus for Christmas and Thanksgiving cacti, but they are different species with different bloom times. Note the rounded lobes of the modified stems of this plant, unlike the pointed edges of the Thanksgiving species.

Below is a link to Gurney’s tips on year round care of the Christmas cactus that you grow indoors.

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