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Christmas Cactus vs Thanksgiving Cactus Comparisons

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#Plant Types

Many people don’t realize that every year, the Thanksgiving cactus is packaged up and sold as Christmas cactuses (or are crosses between the two varieties). Fortunately, there aren’t any real differences in how you should care for any holiday cactus (which are all succulents, not cacti).

A Generational Plant

Holiday cactuses are known to last decades. Some Christmas cacti have been passed down through families. Since they are easy to propagate, the tradition of one plant can spread to everyone you know and love. In fact, many have decided to opt for the Christmas cactus over a Christmas tree.