Easter cactus - Schlumbergera gaertneri v. makoyana, Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri, Epiphyllum russellianum gaertneri, Epiphyllum makoyanum, Epiphyllum gaertneri, Phyllocactus gaertneri, Hatiora gaertneri, Epiphyllopsis gaertneri

Latin name: Schlumbergera gaertneri
Common name: Easter cactus
Plant group:
Cacti
Plant family:
Hylocereae
Synonym:

Schlumbergera gaertneri v. makoyana

Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri

Epiphyllum russellianum gaertneri

Epiphyllum makoyanum

Epiphyllum gaertneri

Phyllocactus gaertneri

Hatiora gaertneri

Epiphyllopsis gaertneri

Climate:
Subtropical moist forest climate
Minimal temperature: 12°C (53°F)
Optimal temperature: 26-30°C (78-86°F)
Recommended place:
sunny moderate shaded
Soil:
humus-peat-loosely
succulents soil
Plant form:
shrubby, bushy
Height: 50 cm (19.5 in.)
Flower color:
red
Repotting: every 36 months (3 years)
Rarity: no
Pests:
Falcifer ground mealybag (Rhizzoecus falcifera)
Diseases:
Basal rot (Sclerotium cacticola)
Fire Blight  (Erwinia)
Bacterial wilt (Pseudomonas)
Bacterial diseases ()
Fungal wilt (Verticillium)
Yellow fungus (Fusarium oxysporum)
Origin country:
Brazil
Origin zone:
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