Easter cactus cultivation

How to grow Easter cactus (Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri, Hatiora gaertneri, schlumbergera gaertneri)



In spring and occasionally in winter.


It must never be completely dry. It should not be overwatered or submerged. Spry it once in a while in dryness condition.

gardening pot

As a hanging plant, indoors or outdoors.


In demi-shade. In good light indoors, never in the sun. Flowers usually wither with a temperature higher than 32ºC. This should never be under 12 or 15ºC at night.


From cuttings in the beginning of spring, Let it dry during a day. Repot at the end of spring. From now on repotting should only be done every two or three years (This plant doesn’t like to have its roots too loose)


Well drained soil, a mixture of garden soil, peat and sand

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This article was endorsed by Julián Masats - Technical agricultural engineer specialized in horticulture and gardening.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

31 December, 2020

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