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Q.Christmas cactus

Zone 97544 | lmgrantham added on October 21, 2017 | Answered

Three of my plants have flower buds and I have yet to place them in darkness. Should I leave them where they are or go ahead and provide darkness for two months?

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Answered on October 21, 2017

There are a few environmental requirements that must be met before it starts to flower correctly. These will require a change in light, temperature, and amount of water it gets. Here is an article that will explain things in greater detail: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/christmas-cactus/how-to-make-a-christmas-cactus-bloom.htm

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