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Spring Cactus

$ 14.00

The Spring Cactus is beloved for its bountiful blossoms that appear each year just as winter turns to spring. Growing epiphytically on the branches of trees in the jungles of southern Brazil, it's tolerant of less light and more moisture than most cacti, making the Spring Cactus an excellent indoor plant. Though it is similar in appearance to its relative the Christmas Cactus, Spring Cactus (also called the Easter Cactus or Whitsun Cactus) is actually a different species of Schlumbergera. We love how their feathery flowers brighten up the space and bring a bit of springtime indoors.

PLANT CARE

‚Äʬ†Light:¬†Prefers¬†bright, indirect light, but tolerates lower light
‚Äʬ†Water: Drought tolerant. Water when the top 1-2" of soil feels dry to the touch¬†
‚Äʬ†Considerations:¬†Schlumbergera produce flowers in cool temps with a short days. To initiate the production of flower buds, in late winter¬†expose the plant for¬†16 hours of dark and¬†8 hours of light for at least 8 days. Pet friendly!

WHAT TO EXPECT

You'll¬†get a healthy¬†Spring Cactus (Schlumbergera gaertneri¬†or¬†rosea)¬†that meets our rigorous quality standards in a 4" nursery pot ‚ÄstTerracotta Olla Pot¬†sold separately. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own bloom color, unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos. Plants will be budded or already in bloom.

Our plants include detailed care instructions as well as our Houseplant Best Practices guide, with information on how to repot, seasonal care and more!

We include shipping box warmers at no charge as needed. Got questions? Check out our FAQ!


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SH
04/15/2021
shalanda h.
United States United States
Beautiful, healthy plant

I am in love with the 2 catci I purchased. Well packaged with very minimal damage and no subsequent bud drop. The flowers opened up today and are beautiful!!! I will likely be ordering more.

Pistils Nursery Spring Cactus Review
LS
04/15/2021
Lili S.
United States United States
Spring cactus is wonderful

My spring cactus arrived in great condition filled with blooms just waiting to open. I am thrilled. Pistils Nursery has made me happy once again

CM
04/12/2021
Christine M.
United States United States
Easter Cactus

In great condition . Thanks! Really liked the plant with new flower buds. It’s in my kitchen window enjoying the sun. Thanks again! Always looking for plants I will appreciate your discount card!