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Christmas Cactus

I enjoy my Christmas Cactus plants. And I look forward each year to their blooms.  This year they are blooming well ahead of time.  

As you can see, there are multiple blooms still waiting to open.  

I will take other pictures as the flowers bloom.


Does anyone else share my love for this plant?? If so, please share your pictures with our community!!!



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@caitbird  oh I see the post from the one at your work!  It’s a beautiful plant!

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@Cissy63 I am lucky to keep house plants alive for a year.  

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@CorgiMommy  I understand!  Sometimes mine have been sorrowful 😢.  

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This little one gets neglected frequently and is watered maybe once a month when I walk by and notice the soil looks like my dry skin after a long day. Last night I was passing by and noticed a pink reflection on the window. Turns out it was quiet happy being neglected and decided to bloom! 


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@JoSometimes  Yay!!! I think neglecting it is better than over watering it. I had one and I must have watered it and my husband watered it and it got root rot. I have a new one that’s full of blooms! 

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@ather This one died. I haven’t replaced it though. Maybe next month if I can find a nice one. 

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Our Christmas cactus did not bloom this year sadly, but here is one from work!




Always love to see these beauties in bloom! 🥀

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@caitbird  I love when they bloom! So pretty! 

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I like how it looks. Maybe buy such a cactus?

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I don't get to Trader Joe's as often these days and am rarely in the outdoor section when I am but I moseyed that way one night after work and saw the "Christmas cactus" sign. I ended up going back another day and picking one up. Here's hoping I can care for it well enough like folks here have cared for theirs on this thread. 🤞 @Cissy63 

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They came in a foil wrapping that covered the base. This plantar is from an aloe plant that did not survive my care - in my defense, it held on for a year or so before calling it quits. 😔 This is sitting on the steps where there's a skylight up above. Let's see if it likes this spot.

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@itsfi  It’s beautiful! And it has 2 beautiful red blooms.  Congratulations 🎄🌵

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I have been remiss at showing updates on my plants.

On 11/19 they were still blooming. 

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And on 11/23 the pinks were going strong and fuller 


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Ohhh...Is this what this plant is actually called?  I have one and I never knew, @Cissy63 .  The blooms are so pretty when they come in!  Yours looks lovellllyyyyy 😍

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@danielledanielle  Thank you 🥰. Oh please show your Christmas cactus with us!

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@Cissy63 , it doesn't have that blooms, so it's underdressed

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Your Cactus is so lovely @Cissy63 

I love it's beautiful blooming flower 🌸 I hope they all open soon!

🥰 Thank you for sharing these pictures

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@CynthieLu  Thank you very much.  This year they turned out really well 🌸🌺

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@Cissy63  Here is mine! Lighting is terrible but I got a pic before all the flowers fell off!



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@ather  Oh I love your planter❤️. Your blooms are so beautiful 💕🌸

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@Cissy63  Thank you!! I try to have a very zen house! 

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