Christmas Cactus Plants
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snail in a dying christmas cactus

Zone 53562 | jegsr added on November 10, 2017 | Answered

I was about to throw a Christmas cactus out when I saw a little snail on the top of the soil. It has made a few blooms but otherwise is straggly. I liven WI. We don\'t have snails. Where did this come from and what is it doing? and is it responsible for the poor growth? Thanks!

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BushDoctor
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Answered on November 10, 2017

It could be partially responsible for the poor growth. I would say an egg was left in the soil, and hatched and grew there. Interesting how species that don't belong get so far away from where they came from.

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