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January 10, 2016

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Part of the epiphytic cacti family, Christmas Cactus is the most commonly known name for them. They are a striking and exotic looking type of houseplant and the botanical name is ‘Schlumbergera’. They produce red, pink, white or purple flowers from around November and often well into January which is where the name ‘Christmas Cactus’ derives from. Easy to grow and care for, they make excellent seasonal gifts and are very easy to propagate and take…

Repotting christmas cactus Christmas Cactus are also known as the Schlumbergera plant. They originate from woodland type areas where they attach themselves and grow on trees in a humid moist enviroment. They make excellent, easy to grow, houseplants and are exceptionally popular due to their vivid show of beautiful colours from around November all the way through to January making them ideal for a splash of colour over Christmas.  They often make unique little Christmas gifts. Eventually these…