Types of Christmas Cactus Colors and Pictures

Types of Christmas Cactus Colors and Pictures

Christmas cacti are favorite houseplants among indoor plant enthusiasts due to their vibrant blooms in the winter. The flowers come in various colors, from traditional pink and red to white, yellow, and orange. This makes it a great holiday plant for Christmas color and gifting. The Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii) is a tropical plant native…

100 Year Old Christmas Cactus – Testimony

100 Year Old Christmas Cactus – Testimony

As the holiday season approaches, many people decorate their homes with beautiful plants that remind them of the festive moments. Christmas cactus is one of the plants at the top of the list. These plants are known for their vibrant blooms, easy maintenance, and longer lifespan. The Christmas cactus ( Schlumbergera bridgesii), is native to…

Christmas Cactus Temperature Requirements and Cold Hardiness

Christmas Cactus Temperature Requirements and Cold Hardiness

The Christmas cactus is a popular houseplant known for its beautiful, showy blooms that appear in the winter. This plant is quite sensitive to temperature and should be protected from frost and heat. That’s why it becomes important to understand its cold hardiness and temperature requirements. The ideal temperature for a Christmas cactus is between…

Christmas Cactus Not Growing? Here’s What to Do

Christmas Cactus Not Growing? Here’s What to Do

The Christmas cactus is one of the most interesting plants to grow indoors. As you know, this holiday cactus rewards with vibrant color in the dead of winter. Many gardeners struggle to grow a bigger Christmas cactus with no success. This plant won’t thrive when its native growth conditions aren’t met. Overcrowded roots, nutrient deficiencies,…

Christmas Cactus Diseases and Problems – Identification + Fixes

Christmas Cactus Diseases and Problems – Identification + Fixes

The Christmas cacti are native to tropical Brazilian forests where they grow as epiphytes on rocks and branches of trees. They bloom profusely during winter and this makes them great holiday plants for the season. Growing them as houseplants is remarkably easy but inappropriate care may lead to some problems. Common Christmas cactus problems include…

How to Grow a Bigger Christmas Cactus – Ultimate Guide

How to Grow a Bigger Christmas Cactus – Ultimate Guide

The Christmas cactus is an easy-to-care-for houseplant, and it shouldn’t be difficult to make it grow bigger. This plant doesn’t have a limit in the right growth conditions. It keeps growing and blooming profusely for many years, making it a great heirloom gift. If your Christmas cactus grows is not growing, repot in a smaller…

Can Christmas Cactus Live Outside? What to Do

Can Christmas Cactus Live Outside? What to Do

Christmas cacti are typically grown indoors due to their sensitivity to climate. The plants originate from tropical Brazilian rainforests, growing on rocks and tree branches with good protection from direct sunlight. So, can Christmas cactus live outside? The answer is yes. Christmas cacti can live outside if you live in a subtropical or Mediterranean climate….

How to Propagate Easter Cactus + 5 Important Care Tips

How to Propagate Easter Cactus + 5 Important Care Tips

The Easter cactus is a tropical plant native to Brazilian rainforests, where it grows on rocks and branches of trees. It is known for its beautiful blooms in various shades of white, red, pink, and orange. It’s easy to propagate this plant if you want more plants. The easiest way to propagate Easter cactus is…

How to Take Care of a Christmas Cactus Indoors

How to Take Care of a Christmas Cactus Indoors

Christmas cactus is a long-lived houseplant that can be handed down to many generations. Under proper care, it will keep rewarding with beautiful flowers year after year. Knowing that a Christmas cactus can live up to 50 years or more is very satisfying. Indoor care requirements for a Christmas cactus aren’t demanding. You need to…

Signs of Underwatered Christmas Cactus and What to Do

Signs of Underwatered Christmas Cactus and What to Do

Christmas cacti are native to Brazil’s humid, tropical forests, where they grow as epiphytes on rocks and tree branches. They are adapted to frequent rainfall and high humidity levels, and as houseplants, they will need regular watering to maintain healthy growth. Water is important for the growth and development of plant tissues, including buds and…