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Christmas Cactus (correction - Thanksgiving Cactus)

 
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Apparently a good year for the Christmas Cactus!  Love when it puts on a show this time of year.
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I've found the flowering of Christmas cactus is completely dependent on temperature.
I have a few, the one at home in the cool kitchen is putting on buds right now, the one at work in the always warm building- nothing.
 
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Cris Bessette wrote:
I've found the flowering of Christmas cactus is completely dependent on temperature.
I have a few, the one at home in the cool kitchen is putting on buds right now, the one at work in the always warm building- nothing.



I've never had a good flush of flowers on mine, gave all but one away because if it. Wish I had known this!
 
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If it's blooming now, maybe it's a Thanksgiving Cactus?  

https://desertsucculents.com/christmas-cactus-vs-thanksgiving-cactus-vs-easter-cactus/
 
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Phil!  You nailed it!  Learn something new at Permies every day, I telllya!   I had never heard of a Thanksgiving cactus - thought I just had a precocious Christmas cactus!  

That makes a lot more sense now, thanks for the plant ID. I suppose I need to figure out how to edit the title of my post now...
 
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