Christmas Cactus Plants

Christmas Cactus

Anonymous added on April 25, 2018 | Answered

On page it says: "...taking a short, Y-shaped cutting from the stem tip.." What does that mean?

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Answered on April 28, 2018

The best cuttings are those that have two smaller segments growing from one segment, thus a Y shape, as in some of the pictures of the cuttings on this page:

However, if you can't find this on your plant, a cutting that includes 2-3 segments growing in a straight line instead of a Y shape should also root.

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