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Zygocactus
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Schlumbergera buckleyi


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Cactaceae Family

Schlumbergera Genus

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General Information

Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee)
Genus: Schlumbergera (shlum-BER-ger-uh)
Species: x buckleyi (BUCK-lee-eye)
Synonym:Zygocactus x buckleyi
Synonym:Epiphyllum x buckleyi

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink
Red
Coral Apricot
White Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Fall Early Winter
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From leaf cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds



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