Growing guide

How to grow Christmas cactus

These easy-to-grow tropical houseplants put on a festive flowering display in winter, in a choice of colours, including red, pink and white. Their succulent, trailing stems also form a handsome green cascade all year round.

Quick facts

  • Attractive, easy-to-grow, long-lived houseplant
  • Impressive flowering display between late November and late January
  • Long, succulent, segmented (leaf-like) stems
  • Compact trailing plant up to 45cm (18in) by 45cm (18in)
  • Position in bright light but not full sun 
  • Keep these tender tropical plants above 10°C (50°F)

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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