However if the water runs straight through the soil and out the bottom. It happens sometimes we forget to water our plants.
Limp leaves are sometimes caused by a lack of sunlight.
Limp christmas cactus problems. Christmas cactus problems why is my christmas cactus limp. Whichever of these two are the case you ll need to replace the soil with fresh new soil. Christmas cactus flower wilt.
Truncata which i ll call seasonal cacti in this article read when your christmas cactus blooms too early to know how to distinguish between the two in many homes they come to bloom twice a year in november december and. The soil is too wet or your plant needs to be repotted. Christmas cactus problems tips for reviving a limp christmas cactus you ve been caring for it all year and now that it s time to expect winter blooms you find the leathery leaves wilted and limp on your christmas cactus.
Try moving to a location that receives better indirect sunlight each day. Limp leaves and stems on christmas cactus. If you ve neglected to water the limp christmas cactus begin by giving the plant a limited drink.
Here are a few easy ways to fix a wilting cactus. The christmas cactus is one of my very favorite plants so i look forward to the few months out of the year when i can enjoy the gorgeous stacked blooms. When you notice that your christmas cactus has become limp it can mean two things.
Wilted or limp christmas cactus is sometimes caused by a lack of water or too much direct sunlight. Soil that is too wet causes christmas. Further limp leaves can also be an indication of neglect.
However christmas cactuses are known to wilt every now and again and it can really ruin the look you are going for. Continue to water sparingly every few days until the soil is lightly moist. If you re having christmas cactus problems.
Soggy wet soil can cause root rot which in turn can lead to limp leaves. In general home gardeners do pretty well with christmas cactus both the real thing schlumbergera x buckleyi and its close relative thanksgiving cactus s. Try to get on a watering schedule that works for your plant.