Christmas Cactus Plants
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Christmas Cactus

Zone iowa | dmj2302 added on October 3, 2011 | Answered

My Christmas cactus is turning brown and droopy. I have been told to water monthly.

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Nikki
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Answered on October 4, 2011

Yes, monthly watering is preferable. Christmas cactus should only be watered when the soil is dry at least one inch down into the soil. Too much water will lead to root rot.

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