Christmas Cactus Plants
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Christmas cactus with reddish leaves

Zone 66212 | duke7 added on November 13, 2016 | Answered

Does this indicate too much or too little light, or what?

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on November 13, 2016

Red leaves on a Christmas Cactus can indicate stress of some kind.
This could be due to bright light exposure or lack of nutrients in the soil.
It the plant root bound? This can cause the plant not to be able to take up nutrients.
Do you fertilize on a regular basis?

Here are some links to refresh you on the care requirements.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/christmas-cactus/advice-for-christmas-cactus-care.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/christmas-cactus/christmas-cactus-fertilizer.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/christmas-cactus/christmas-cactus-soil.htm

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