Schlumbergera truncata

Thanksgiving Cactus, Crab Cactus, False Christmas Cactus

Family: Cactaceae Cactus

Type Perennial, succulent
USDA Hardiness range 9A - 11
Exposure Full shade to full sun
Bloom color Pink, red, white
Bloom time Early Fall to Mid Winter
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Container, specimen
Height 6" to 12" / 15cm to 30cm
Spread n/a
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Black, brown, green
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy
Form Spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage