Christmas Cactus Plants
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My Christmas cactus is turning purple. Why?

Zone I live in SW Florida | Capecoralcougar added on November 17, 2014 | Answered

The cactus sits where it gets fairly bright, indirect light.

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theficuswrangler
Answered on November 19, 2014

Purplish hue on leaves is often associated with potassium deficiency. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/leaves-turning-reddish-purple.htm
The leaves on your plants look kind of soft and desiccated also, which indicate some cultural problems also, beginning with too little water, or too frequent drying out. This article has some tips on care of Christmas cactus:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/christmas-cactus/advice-for-christmas-cactus-care.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/christmas-cactus/limp-christmas-cactus.htm

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