Why Do Christmas Cactus Turn Yellow?

Christmas cactus leaves turning yellow

One of the great things about the Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera x buckleyi) is that it blooms around Christmas. Have trouble blooming? Read Why Isn’t my Christmas Cactus Blooming? Of course,

Can Christmas Cactus Grow Outdoors?

Christmas Cactus growing outdoors

Bringing together two words that seem to contradict, the Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera x buckleyi) earned its name from the time of year it tends to bloom. The similarly named Easter cactus and Thanksgiving cactus

How Often To Water Christmas Cactus

watering Christmas Cactus

You can find Christmas cactus for sale in many settings throughout the holiday season. While you may think of these as just holiday plants to be tossed away in the

How To Propagate Christmas Cactus

propagating Christmas Cactus

Schlumbergera (shlum-BER-ger-uh) AKA holiday cacti are so named because they tend to bloom around specific holidays. Perhaps the most famous of these is the Christmas cactus, the name given mainly

How And When To Repot Christmas Cactus

Blooming Christmas Cactus

Although called a cactus, the Christmas cactus is not like desert-dwelling cacti. This type of cactus is native to a jungle setting and is an epiphyte that grows high in