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Schlumbergera x buckleyi

A flat stem spineless cactus which blooms profusely with stunning rose pink and white colored flowers. Easy to grow and ideal for hanging baskets. Prefers a part shade position with bright indirect light.

Supplied in a 75mm pot.

Orders containing this item will be dispatched from mid May.

  • Suitable for areas with part shade
  • Ideal in pots or containers
  • Grows 50cm wide
  • Grows to 70cm high
  • Winter

Availability: OUT OF STOCK/OUT OF SEASON! Available to order from mid-April to July, unless sold out.


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Plant Type: Evergreen Perennial
Positioning: Full Sun to Semi Shade.
Size: Varies depending on the variety.
General Information: Very easy to grow and require little attention, these plants have numerous features which enable them to survive in extreme conditions These include; fleshy stems and leaves to increase water storage, spines, thorns and hairs, to reduce transpiration, and light coloured, reflective surfaces to reflect heat.
Soil: Well drained, sandy soil.
Watering: Water when soil is dry to touch.
Fertilising: Feed with a slow release fertiliser in Spring and Autumn.
Pruning: Cut off spent flowers and damaged or drying leaves.
Likes: Dry areas. Pests: Snails can be a problem.
✔ Ideal for Pots or hanging baskets, under trees or in rockeries
Tips: Prefer a dry atmosphere so in warmer climate they need plenty of air circulation. Can be left in pots for many years before transplanting is required.