Easter Cactus Characteristics
An epiphyte, the Easter cactus gets most of its moisture in the air, rather than directly from the soil.
Watering Easter Cactus
Water when the top 1 to 2 inches of the soil feel dry to the touch.
Setting the Temperature and Humidity
The average home is not humid enough for this plant, especially in the winter, so plant owners can increase humidity either by placing a humidifier in the area or by misting the plant every other day.
All members of the Schlumbergera genus, including the Easter cactus, are safe for humans. They are also nontoxic to cats, dogs and horses.
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