Pruning And Repotting Christmas Cactus
Part 1. Removing the Stems. Take 1-2 segments from the plant if you want it to grow more fully. Take longer cuttings if you want to propagate. Wait until your cactus has bloomed before pruning. Twist the plant at the gap between segments. Collect the longer pieces of trimmed stems.
Horticulturist Steve Schuckman shares how to bloom, grow cuttings, and cultivate hybrids of Christmas cacti with Martha Stewart.
Christmas cactus doesn't have standard stems or leaves, but instead forms attached succulent leaf segments that produce flowers on the tips. Cutting back the .