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Schlumbergera, photo courtesy of Rob Cardillo
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Zone
Zones 16, 17, 21-24, H1, H2
Partial Sun
Partial
Regular Water
Moderate

Schlumbergera

Cactaceae
Cacti and succulents, Flowers

Famous for profuse bloom thatroughly coincides with winterholidays, these cactus live ontrees in the wild. In cultivation,they need rich, porous soil—amix of equal parts coarse sand,peat moss, and leaf mold doesnicely. Feed with liquid fertilizerevery 7 to 10 days during growthand bloom. The many availablekinds differ principally in flowercolor. Leaf segments root easily,making it easy to share plants.

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