Growing on the High Plains: Christmas Cactus

Dec 3, 2020

Prick up your ears, because today's Growing on the High Plains takes a dig at the exquisite Christmas cactus. While it's not as popular as other holiday plants like the poinsettia, it's a seasonal delight that will brighten up your indoor space during the chilly winter months. Not your standard cactus, since it hails from the jungles of South America (so it's made of tough stuff!). So listen up for tips on how to best care for your Christmas cactus, including the ideal plan moisture, location, and transplanting. If you can find it in your local garden center, these low maintenance houseplants are sure to remain a holiday favorite--and they can live for years, brightening spirits long into the future.