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This reddening is usually the response of some form of 'shock'. It could possibly be one of two things in my understanding of this plant. Too much sun is reaching the leaves affected. Or it isn't getting enough nutrients. Check that it hasn't become too root bound in its current pot. This gives a little more detail.


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Schlumbergera are forest succulents, and as such,they're not too keen on direct sun exposure; they also prefer high air humidity. If you can find somewhere that is brightly lit (daylight) with very little or no sun, they may do better. The other thing is the pebbles you've placed on the soil, which probably makes it difficult to decide whether they need ...


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I believe so. I use "starter" 9 /45 / 15 on everything ( in moderation - no vegetables now) . Using the premise that the plant knows what it needs. My main Thanksgiving cactus is > 20 years old. ( Branches fall off and root in other pots).


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It won't kill the plant, but it's not ideal for a Schlumbergia, which is a forest type cactus that flowers yearly. The Cactus Juice you bought appears to be formulated for most desert type cacti that grow slowly and flower occasionally, rather than one which grows a little faster and flowers regularly, so it's not a fertilizer I'd recommend for this ...


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