How To Grow And Care For A Christmas Cactus 

Light: Place your Christmas cactus in bright, indirect light, avoiding prolonged exposure to direct sunlight. 

Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of the soil feels dry. 

Temperature: Maintain a moderate temperature between 60-70°F (15-24°C) and avoid drafts or sudden temperature changes. 

Humidity: Christmas cacti thrive in high humidity. Provide a humid environment, especially during the winter months. 

Soil: Use a well-draining, slightly acidic soil mix. A mix designed for orchids or epiphytic cacti works well. 

Fertilization: Feed your Christmas cactus with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). 

Pruning: Pinch or prune to shape and encourage bushiness after blooming. Remove spent flowers to promote new growth. 

 Blooming: To initiate blooms, expose the plant to 12-14 hours of darkness each night for 4-6 weeks in the fall. Once buds form, return to normal light conditions for festive holiday blooms.

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