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Thanksgiving cactus like

April 16, 2014 – 05:58 am
Thanksgiving cactus like

Our Christmas Cactus ( Schlumbergera bridgesii ) is already blooming…no way! Or is it? I checked online and just stumbled across another similar plant called the Thanksgiving Cactus ( Schlumbergera truncate ). Sounds like it’s near identical to the Xmas Cactus…but blooms a little earlier. Hum…now I am confused. Is our Xmas Cactus blooming early, or was our plant mislabeled. Quick facts on our cactus. We keep indoors in a west facing window. Actually…it …

Thanksgiving Cactus characteristics

April 13, 2014 – 05:26 am
Thanksgiving Cactus characteristics

The Thanksgiving cactus generally begins flowering in mid to late November and continues into December. Other common names of this cactus are the crab cactus and claw cactus. These names come from the pointed teeth that exist on the flattened jointed stem segments. The Christmas cactus normally begins to flower about Christmas and continues flowering into January. The stem segments of Christmas cactus are more rounded and do not have the forward-pointing …

Thanksgiving cactus fruit

April 11, 2014 – 04:57 am
Thanksgiving cactus fruit

Thanksgiving cactusn. A Brazilian epiphytic cactus (Schlumbergera truncata) having irregular flowers and jointed flat stems with sharply serrate margins. Also called crab cactus. [From the time of year at which it blooms.] Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms Noun 1. Thanksgiving cactus - South American jointed cactus with usually red flowers; often cultivated as a houseplant; sometimes classified as genus Schlumbergeragenus Zygocactus …

Thanksgiving cactus toxic

April 10, 2014 – 04:57 am
Thanksgiving cactus toxic

If you re lucky, you could receive a Christmas cactus as a gift this holiday season. This common houseplant blooms during the Christmas season, but its long green arms are attractive throughout the year. With cultivars in a rainbow of colors, it is a plant worthy of appreciation. These 10 facts about Christmas cacti will help you to care for your plant if you happen to receive one this holiday season. It s called a cactus,but it thrives in cooler …

Thanksgiving Cactus Information

April 9, 2014 – 04:26 am
Thanksgiving Cactus Information

Revised by Joey Williamson, HGIC Horticulture Extension Agent, Clemson University, 11/11. Originally prepared by Nancy Doubrava, HGIC Horticulture Specialist and Al Pertuit, Extension Floriculture Specialist, Clemson University, 05/99. HGIC 1554 Printer Friendly Version (PDF) Thanksgiving cactus (Schlumbergera truncata) and Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii ) are popular, fall- and winter-flowering houseplants native to Brazil, and are available …

Thanksgiving cactus Blooms

March 31, 2014 – 03:16 am
Thanksgiving cactus Blooms

THE CACTUS PLANT I TREASURE MOST comes not from the desert, but from the mountains of Brazil, where it grows, like the orchid, in the crotches of trees. I’m referring to the magnificent Schlumbergera truncate, pictured above. How to grow this easy-to-find “Thanksgiving Cactus, ” and how to tell it apart from the rare “Christmas Cactus:” From late October through November, the “Thanksgiving” cactus puts on a show that mocks every other resident of …

Thanksgiving cactus Pruning

March 30, 2014 – 03:15 am
Thanksgiving cactus Pruning

Holiday cacti are known for their colorful tubular flowers and ease of care. They include Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter cacti. Christmas cacti have flattened leaves with rounded teeth on the margins as opposed to the Thanksgiving cactus that has pointed teeth. Easter cacti have pointed teeth with fibrous hairs in the leaf joints. Under normal conditions the holiday cacti will bloom close to the holiday suggested in its name. Florists will often …

Thanksgiving Cactus Soil Type

March 27, 2014 – 02:33 am
Thanksgiving Cactus Soil Type

Thanksgiving cactus Cactaceous plant of cylindrical stems whereof the leaves arise in form of plane segments till 5 cm long with 2-4 teeth on the margin. Bright green or reddish when the plant becomes mature. Pink or red flowers, tubular, up to 8 cm. Epiphytic cactus, coming from the Brazil reaching 1 m long. Cactus family - cactaceae Thanksgiving cactus (flowers ) Very notorious big flowers that appear from October to January. In case of not being …

Thanksgiving cactus Care outdoors

March 20, 2014 – 01:23 am
Thanksgiving cactus Care outdoors

If your flower buds fall off, warm temperatures are the likely cause. After flowering, give the plant a three week rest period by watering only enough to keep the soil slightly moist. After the rest period, begin watering and fertilizing normally. Bring it outside in late April.

Thanksgiving cactus color

March 19, 2014 – 01:01 am
Thanksgiving cactus color

The Christmas cactus is a popular winter-flowering houseplant native to Brazil.Shutterstock photo By Susan M. Dollard Q: What is the difference between a Thanksgiving cactus and a Christmas cactus? How do you get them to bloom? — Sara, Eldred A. The Thanksgiving cactus (Schlumbergera truncata) and Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii) are popular fall- and winter-flowering houseplants. Both are native to Brazil. They are available in a wide variety …

Thanksgiving cactus wreath

March 6, 2014 – 09:44 pm
Thanksgiving cactus wreath

November 25th, 2013 Pin It 1 user recommends Just-planted fall garlic bed. Although it will be cold for the next few months, this garlic will be sprouting and we ll have green garlic before we know it! Susan Belsinger Garlic is a fall-planted crop in most areas of the country. It takes from 7 to 9 months before it is ready to harvest. I like to grow both hard-and soft-neck varieties. Separate each head into individual cloves when ready to plant. Each …