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Christmas Cactus, Crab Cactus
Zygocactus truncatus


Branching epiphyte with flattened joints. Foliage is dark and glossy green with two teeth at the apex.

Plant Form or Habit: cascading

Plant Use: rotational color hanging basket

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: Red, purple, white

Blooming Period: winter

Height: 1 foot before weeping

Width: 1 foot

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Allow soil to dry slightly between waterings; allow temperatures at night to drop slightly to induce flowering.


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