Christmas Cactus Plants

Should I Pull the Flowers Off the Christmas Cactus


gevans added on March 14, 2015 | Answered

Should I pull the flowers off the Christmas cactus after they die? Some of the flowers are done now and are starting to fall off. I don't want to harm the plant. What happens next?


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 14, 2015

After the Christmas Cactus blooms, is an excellent time to trim back the plant. This will encourage new branching and a fuller

healthier plant. The good news is you can start new plants with the cuttings.

Here is a link to how to properly remove those spent blossom sections.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/christmas-cactus/christmas-cactus-pruning.htm

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