A common question amongst collectors is ‘why is my Christmas cactus not blooming?’. Getting a Christmas cactus to bloom can be difficult for some and requires the right lighting, temperature, and care. In this article, we aim to guide you on the most common reasons why your houseplant isn’t blooming and how to fix them!
As humans, we like to run off coffee! For many of us, we simply couldn’t survive in the mornings without it. But what if I told you that we are not the only species that enjoys a good ol’ cup of coffee? I’m sure you’ve heard the rumor going around, that indeed houseplants and succulents can thrive off coffee. In particular, it’s the Christmas Cactus, (also known as Schlumbergera), we will be discussing today.
Cacti are great because they are low-maintenance and don’t need too much attention. That’s why they are the perfect beginner’s houseplant. They are classified as a succulent, which means their stems can store incredible amounts of water and this is why they can survive in high climates and often have a plump appearance. To get you started on your cactus adventures, we have put together our top 8 essential cactus care tips for beginners.