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Christmas Cactus

Nature's Festive Touch
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Christmas Cactus at a Glance
Water once a month with
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9"-12" tall (including pot)
Can reach a spread of 2 feet
Ideal for low light environments
Pet friendly
May bloom in early to mid winter
Complements the ambiance of gathering areas
Christmas Cactus Bio
From the lush highlands of Brazil, the Christmas Cactus, also known as Schlumbergera Birdgesii, is a captivating herald of joy with its fuchsia flowers that burst forth at winter's peak, embodying the cheerful spirit of Christmas. Potted in an easyplant self-watering pot, this effortlessly elegant and surprisingly easy-to-care-for plant will offer a burst of life amidst the chill of winter, making it not just a plant, but a cherished part of your holiday tradition.
Light Instructions

Christmas Cactus grows best in a space with bright indirect light, where the sun rays are diffused, and can also adapt to spaces with medium to low light. Avoid placing it in spaces without natural light or with direct sunlight.

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How does self-watering work?
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    Simply open the lid and fill with water
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    The plant drinks only when needed
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    The result - healthy, long-lived plants that are easy to maintain
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easyplant benefits
  • Carefree and convenient
  • Never worry about when to water
  • Much healthier plants that live longer
  • We use proven Waterwick TM technology to optimize water consumption
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Water every1 Month1 Week
OverwateringRareCommon
UnderwateringNeverCommon
Over compacted dry soilNeverCommon
Easily know when to waterYesNo
Stable root growthYesNo
Christmas Cactus Care

Caring for your Christmas Cactus is a breeze with an easyplant self-watering pot. To further enhance its growth and ensure it develops evenly, simply rotate the pot a quarter turn each month. This helps every side of the cactus get an equal share of light, contributing to its overall symmetry and beauty. Maintain a consistent temperature above 50°F in the room to keep your plant comfortable, especially during the cooler months. In addition to proper lighting and temperature, ensuring the right humidity level will keep your Christmas Cactus healthy. If you live in a particularly dry climate, grouping it with other plants or using a pebble tray can provide the extra moisture this tropical cactus loves. By following these simple steps, you can ensure your Christmas Cactus not only thrives but becomes a stunning feature in your home, bringing joy and vibrant color to any space.

Frequently Asked Questions
Does Christmas cactus like sun or shade?

The Christmas cactus prefers bright but indirect sunlight. Too much direct sunlight can damage the leaves, so it's best placed in a spot that mimics the natural shade of its native environment, like near a north or east-facing window.

What triggers a Christmas cactus to bloom?

Shorter daylight hours and cooler nighttime temperatures in the fall naturally trigger a Christmas cactus to bloom. You can encourage blooming by providing approximately 12-14 hours of darkness each night and reducing the temperature to about 50-55°F for several weeks before the desired bloom time.