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dormancy of christmas cactus

How long does the dormancy period last for Christmas cactus?


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#1 Comment By Alisma On 11/17/2016 @ 1:07 pm

In order to encourage them to bloom, Christmas cactus should be placed into a period of dormancy by reducing watering, placing them in darkness for 14 hours each night, and placing them in a cool spot. This treatment should last for at least 6-8 weeks. See these articles:

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