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Thanksgiving Cactus, Holiday Cactus, Crab Cactus
Schlumbergera truncata 'Christmas Fantasy'

Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Schlumbergera (shlum-BER-ger-uh) (Info)
Species: truncata (trunk-AH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Christmas Fantasy
Additional cultivar information:(PP6046)
Hybridized by Cobia
Registered or introduced: 1987

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Cactus and Succulents

Epiphytes

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Mid Winter

Foliage:

Succulent

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Clayton, California

Richmond, Maine

Springfield, Oregon

Austin, Texas

Brush Prairie, Washington

Puyallup, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Dec 21, 2003, Happenstance from Northern California, CA wrote:

US Patent #6046, wonderful peach color, good bloomer.