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Q.I Need Help Planting My Christmas Cactus.

Zone Pendleton, OR 97801 | Bonnielou63 added on October 16, 2020 | Answered

Years ago probably six or seven years ago… A friend gave me a Christmas cactus and a jar of water. It’s quite large. I put it in the windowsill of my kitchen window. And it blooms every year in the winter. However it’s still sitting in the water. I add water to it every week or so. But I want to plant it in soil. But I’m afraid I’m going to kill it. Have you ever heard of such a thing?? Like I said it blooms every year still sitting in the jar of water. It’s very healthy.

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Answered on October 16, 2020

This is an unusual circumstance. They don't usually bloom well in water, alone, since it will not contain enough nutrients to sustain a plant.

Planting into the appropriate soil will help it to grow quite fast, and flower very well, though.

This article will help you to do so:


These articles will help you with their, general, care:



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