Christmas Cactus Vs. Thanksgiving Cactus

You may be wondering how to tell the difference between holiday cactus. 

Thanksgiving cactus are often marketed and sold as Christmas cactus- but these two plants are actually different members of the same genus.

There are a few distinct differences between the two plants: the shape of the flower is one. 

The shape and characteristics of the leaves is another way to differentiate the two plants. 

Lastly, bloom time will also be indicative of what kind of holiday cacti you have.