When To Stop Watering Christmas Cactus

Have you ever wondered when you should stop watering a Christmas Cactus to encourage flowering and make sure your plant stays happy and healthy? In general, you should stop watering a Christmas Cactus around October, and just after the plant has flowered. The plant will not need any water for about 6 weeks after it … Read more

Christmas Cactus Turning Red

The Christmas cactus, also known as the Holiday cactus, is a popular houseplant. The plant blooms around Christmas time, hence its name. But one problem that many people have with their Christmas cactus is that the leaves start to turn red.  If your Christmas cactus leaves are turning red, don’t worry! There are a few … Read more

Cactus Etiolation

If you’re a cactus collector, you may be familiar with different types of problems that can arise with the plant. You may have heard of something called etiolation, but what is cactus etiolation? Cactus etiolation is a process where a cactus stretches and becomes thin due to a lack of sunlight. The cactus will try … Read more

Are Christmas Cacti Poisonous To Dogs?

The Schlumbergera x buckleyi, also known as the ‘Christmas Cactus’, is a lovely little Brazilian cactus that has gained popularity over the years, and understandably so. It’s beautiful, safe to handle, and relatively easy to take care of.  If you own a dog, however, then you might be worried about them getting into and chewing … Read more

12 Reasons Your Cactus Is Turning Yellow (& How To Save Them)

Cacti are a magnificent family of plants that come in a wide variety of colors, shapes, and sizes and with many different characteristics.  Many people take up the enjoyable hobby of growing cacti because of how easy they are to maintain and their intriguing look.  However, sometimes our cacti can display unfavorable symptoms, such as … Read more

6 Reasons The Leaves On Your Christmas Cactus Limp (& What To Do)

A cactus is considered a brilliant addition to your plant collection. The Christmas cactus is a very popular and beautiful houseplant; when it blooms, it produces beautiful tubular flowers that are pink or lilac in color. Did you know that a Christmas cactus can live up to 20-30 years when properly cared for? But sometimes, … Read more

Christmas Cactus Root Rot

A Christmas Cactus is a great addition to any plant lover’s home and can produce some beautiful flowers. If you’re looking to add this delicate and beautiful plant to your home, then you might be wondering how to care for your Christmas Cactus and how to prevent or treat root rot. Root rot is caused … Read more