Holiday Cactus

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There’s something wonderfully nostalgic about the Holiday Cactus. Also called the Thanksgiving Cactus, Christmas Cactus, or Easter Cactus—depending on bloom time and leaf shape—the pet-safe Schlumbergera is a favorite winter succulent. This plant ships in different stages of its bloom cycle and can arrive without buds. The color of its flowers vary: pink, red, white, or lavender.

  • Arrives in a nursery grow pot nestled in your planter choice
  • Small planter is 5" in diameter
  • Small grow pot is 4" in diameter
  • Grant and Hyde planters are ceramic
  • Hyde comes with drainage hole and saucer
  • Please note: this plant will not ship with blooms

Plant Care

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Bright indirect to medium light

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Water every 1–2 weeks

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Plant Bio

Schlumbergera, better known as Holiday cactus, are a genus of cacti found in southeastern Brazil. These cacti grow directly on trees or rocks in humid environments, unlike many cacti which thrive in deserts. Common names for the Schlumbergera, including Zygocactus, Christmas cactus, Thanksgiving cactus or holiday cactus come from its flowering season. Thrives in bright indirect to medium indirect light. Not suited for intense, direct sun like their desert cousins. Extended periods of low light in the fall will help encourage winter blooms!

Origin of Holiday Cactus

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