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

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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: (PP06046)
Hybridized by Cobia; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987

17 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cactus and Succulents
Epiphytes

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:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Patented

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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

Regional...

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

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Clayton, California
Richmond, Maine
Springfield, Oregon
Brush Prairie, Washington
Puyallup, Washington



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