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Confusion about the Christmas Cactus-They aren’t from the desert

By Marc Teffeau Cherokee County Master Gardener   While Poinsettias are still the number one Christmas holiday gift plant Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii) are also very popular.  Christmas Cacti have been kept as a holiday plant since the 1800’s. The original Christmas cactus was developed by French botanist Charles Lemaire…
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