Christmas Cactus Plants
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Christmas Cactus

Zone 07652 | dguardino added on December 13, 2017 | Answered

Would you be able to tell me why my Christmas cactus is losing its branches?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on December 14, 2017

This can happen if it is exposed to temperatures below 50 degrees. It is not hardy at all to cold weather. This can also happen due to overwatering, or putting it in incorrect soil type. Usually it is the cold that does it though.

Here is an article for more information:https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/christmas-cactus/christmas-cactus-cold.htm

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dguardino
Answered on December 14, 2017

Thank you so much. Can this branch re-grow? Would I put it in water or in rooting hormone?

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