Christmas Cactus Plants
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I live in Phoenix AZ and have a Xmas Cactus. I have read up on it but really doesn’t pertain to the hot heat here. Ca

Zone Scottsdale AZ 85252 | francox98 added on December 8, 2018 | Answered

We have 110degrees temperature in summer. I am wondering how to take of my Xmas cactus. Watering and fertilizing?

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Answered on December 9, 2018

Most people grow holiday cacti as houseplants because they do not tolerate weather extremes. The ideal temperature is between 60-70 F. They are not true cacti; their native home is in the mountain forests of Brazil. Here is general information on care of Christmas Cactus, Schlumbergera. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/christmas-cactus/advice-for-christmas-cactus-care.htm

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