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Q.How and When Do You Fertilize a Christmas Cactus

Zone Southeast | cjroper added on January 11, 2013 | Answered

I have a Christmas Cactus with two colors of blooms one is white and the other is brownish orange. It starts blooming in November. When and what type of fertlizer should I use?

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Answered on January 11, 2013

This articlee should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/christmas-cactus/advice-for-christmas-cactus-care.htm

As far as fertilizing, I use a 20-10-20 water soluable 1/4 strength weekly until I see the tiny bud "bumps" forming inside the tip leaf. At that point, I quit fertilizing until April 1. They havee bloomed right on schedule for me for many years following this regimine.

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