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Name: Alda yarbrough
Tx. (Zone 8a)
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cillay
Feb 17, 2016 11:04 AM CST
how to root Christmas cactus. And when is a good time? cillay
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Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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tarev
Feb 17, 2016 11:30 AM CST
Hello cillay! I prefer to do it in Spring. I usually try to get at least three leaves together as a cutting, wait a bit till it gets callused then stick cutting into a moistened well draining cacti mix with added pumice and some compost.
Name: Daisy
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DaisyI
Feb 17, 2016 9:14 PM CST
I agree with Tarev but I lay my branchlet flat on the soil and make sure each joint is in contact with the soil. They have the potential to root at every joint.

Daisy

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