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Common Name: Christmas Cactus

Species Name: Schlumbergera x buckleyi

Family Name: Cactaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Garden
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Over watering, under watering or low light may cause flower buds to drop



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 3-foot diameter, 1-foot height
    • Leaves: Stem segmented, flattened, crenate (not serrate as in S. truncata), areoles apical and marginal between crenations.



USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 9
Notes Most commonly used as a holiday accent or as a single specimen plant


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