Christmas Cactus Plants

What Should I Do for This Christmas Cactus


nicolepelosi24 added on August 7, 2015 | Answered

So this cactus was my mom's. She passed away and I am trying to care for her plants. She's had this cactus for years and I would really like to continue keeping it going. It seems like this Christmas cactus needs some help. After watering it, it did improve a little, but it still seems like it needs some tlc. Should I repot and remove the part of the plant that has no leave left?


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shelley
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 7, 2015

Here is an article that will tell you how to revive a limp christmas cactus.

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

Repotting is one of the suggestions in the above article. Here is an article on how to repot:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/christmas-cactus/repotting-christmas-cactus.htm

I would also suggest propagating your christmas cactus and making more plants using the information in the below article. It is very easy to do and will ensure that the plant continues on!

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/christmas-cactus/how-to-propagate-and-plant-christmas-cactus.htm

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