Decorative Items - Plant
Common name: Schlumbergera truncata
Color: Red, purple, pink, white
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Height: 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Keep them potbound in sandy soil. Water only when the soil is completely dry.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Dry to medium
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Provide some humidity to the environment.
- Don t worry if some of the buds drop off - it s natural for the plant to lose a few.
In its native area, Schlumbergera truncata is grown outdoors as an epiphyte or in rock gardens. In cooler climates, this plant can be grown in baskets or pots for brightly-lit window sills. It is sold primarily around the holiday season as a gift or decorative item.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
This cactus commonly drops unopened flower buds, which may be induced by an excessive number of buds or a sudden change in temperature, light or other environmental factors, such as drying out of the growing medium.
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