Friday, October 13, 2006

Caring for your Christmas Cactus All Year Long

Caring for your Christmas Cactus All Year Long


During the Christmas season, many guests choose to gift their hosts with a Christmas cactus. Bright and cheery during the season, these beautiful plants don't always continue to thrive after the New Year celebrations. This does not have to be the case. With proper care, you Christmas cactus can thrive all year long and brighten many holiday seasons.

One of the first things to remember about the Christmas cactus is that the blooms do much better in a cooler environment. The plant can be maintained nicely at a moderate temperature, while still placing the cactus where it can get natural sunlight. Also be mindful of any nearby air ducts or fireplaces. The drafts of warm air are not good for...


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