Are Christmas Cactus, Easter Cactus, and Thanksgiving Cactus The Same Plant?

Christmas Cactus, Easter, and Thanksgiving Cactus is a small genus of cacti called Schlumbergera with 6-9 species found in the coastal mountains of south-eastern Brazil. Plants grow on trees or rocks in habitats that are generally shady with high humidity and can be quite different in appearance from their desert-dwelling cousins. The modern genus Schlumbergera was created by Charles Lemaire in 1858. The name commemorates Frédéric Schlumberger, … Continue reading Are Christmas Cactus, Easter Cactus, and Thanksgiving Cactus The Same Plant?