Use sterilized scissors to prune at segment joints, encouraging bushier growth and vibrant blooms for a stunning holiday display.

The Christmas cactus, native to Brazil's rainforests, thrives in partial shade and requires well-draining soil for optimal growth and health.

Know Your Plant

Prune during the dormant period in late winter or early spring to stimulate healthy new growth and prepare for blooming.

Timing Your Pruning

Sharp shears and clean scissors are key for precise pruning, shaping your Christmas cactus for symmetry and balanced growth.

Essential Tools and Techniques

After pruning, proper watering and fertilizing are crucial for recovery and thriving, leading to beautiful blooms and a healthy plant.

Caring After Pruning