Scientific Name: Schlumbergera truncata Form: Weeping
Common Name:Thanksgiving or Christmas cactus Texture:Coarse
Family Name:CactaceaeHabit: Arching, Epiphytic
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant, Succulent or Cacti Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Leathery, Glabrous, Other, Deltoid, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Orange, Pink, Red, Yellow, Sep- Oct- Nov- Can flower any month
Fruit: Berry (true), Red
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Stems flattened, green, and toothed with soft spines (remnants of leaves); flowers with bilateral symmtry, terminal and solitary.