Easter Cactus
Hatiora gaertneri
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Cacti fertilizer (e.g. N3-P1-K5).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Family Cactaceae
Other scientific names Zygocactus, Epiphyllum gaertneri, Schlumbergera gaertneri

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • red
  • pink
  • yellow
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    3
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    4
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    5
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Leaf color
  • green