Schlumbergera Truncata 'Christmas' Cactus
The Christmas cactus, also known as Schlumbergera bridgessii, is a low-maintenance plant that is easy to care for. It prefers bright, indirect light and can be watered when the pot's top 25% of soil is dry. This plant is known for improving air quality by removing toxins.
One of the unique features of the Christmas cactus is its ability to bloom in the winter months, making it a perfect addition to any holiday decor. This plant also comes in various colors, from pink and white to red and purple.
The Christmas cactus is an excellent plant for those new to plant care, as it is straightforward and does not require much attention. It is also pet-friendly, making it a safe option for households with pets.
To care for your Christmas cactus, ensure it is in a well-draining pot with a good-quality soil mix. Water it when the top 25% of the soil is dry and avoid overwatering. This plant prefers temperatures between 60-70°F and humidity levels around 50%.
- Light: Bright, indirect light
- Water: Allow the top inch of soil to dry between waterings
- Ease: Easy to care for, low maintenance
- Pet friendly: Yes
- Average Height: 1-2 feet