Find out whether your plant is a Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter cactus (Schlumbergera or Rhipsalidopsis) with these identification tips. The shape of the leaves, which are really modified branches or clades, provide the best clues.
Three very similar plants that are grown and sold for holiday décor and gifting are the “Thanksgiving cactus”, “Easter cactus”, and "Christmas cactus". These are more generically sold with the name “holiday cactus” and can be easily confused with one another. Learn how to tell the difference between a Christmas cactus, Thanksgiving cactus, and Easter Cactus by clicking on this pin or saving it for later.
Learn all about the different holiday Cacti - Christmas Cactus, Easter Cactus, and Thanksgiving Cactus and how to tell them apart. It's easy to dof if you know the difference in the look of the leaves or flowers.