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Article: The Flowers of the Season: Christmas Catcus

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soapwort243
South Milwaukee, WI

December 8, 2007
12:08 AM

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Mitch, Thank you for your great article and lovely pictures !!! I was given a Christmas catcus this spring. It was a clipping which rooted in water -(2 or 3 sections) and planted in cactus soil. It has grown and split and the longest branch has about 7 sections. I was hoping it would bloom soon. It is very healthy looking. Your article said it is by temperature, not length of daylight that it blooms. Does it only bloom once a year? Could mine bloom soon? Any idea? Well, thanks again
MitchF
Lindsay, OK
(Zone 7a)

December 8, 2007
2:35 AM

Post #4273152

It needs to get a little cool to bloom - let it get in the 40s by a cold window and it will bloom.

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