Anyone have a variegated Schlumbergera?

mrbrownthumb(z5 Chicago)November 22, 2006

I was in Menards the other day and noticed that a few of the CC looked different than the rest. The edges on some of the stems looked off white or golden. When I was there I thought maybe they looked like that because of bad growing conditions but now I'm wondering if they were variegated.

Anyone have one that's variegated and a picture of it for comparison?

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greattigerdane(z5NY)

I had one. I don't have a picture of the one I had online in my photo album to share, but I did have that same variegated one with the yellow and green leaves I found at a grocery store.
Unfortunately, the leaves all eventually turned green, even with an hour or so of direct sun each day, the same as the reg ones get. It just reverted, much like some of the Avs can do because of poor breeding, and so there was nothing I could do about.
If you want a variegated one to stay variegated, I was told to find the one with the green and white leaves, but that one can be VERY hard to find.

Billy Rae

    Bookmark   November 22, 2006 at 9:00PM
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mrbrownthumb(z5 Chicago)

Billy Rae thanks for the info.

    Bookmark   November 24, 2006 at 3:42PM
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cliviacreations

I am looking for some too! If anyone has new info please let me know

    Bookmark   December 31, 2012 at 5:16AM
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pinkiris

I am looking for a variegated schlumbergera, i had a small one but with health issues it got left out in our cold temps and it is toast =( would love to find another one. thank you!

    Bookmark   November 5, 2013 at 7:00PM
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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

Hi,

Try next door (as it were) at the Cactus & Succulent Forum. If you do a search there, I believe you'll find related discussions, not sure about sources.

    Bookmark   November 5, 2013 at 11:00PM
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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

Hi,

Try next door (as it were) at the Cactus & Succulent Forum. If you do a search there, I believe you'll find related discussions, not sure about sources.

    Bookmark   November 6, 2013 at 7:10AM
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grrr4200(z3 MI)

try ebay. they always have them. THEY ARE EXPENSIVE! no joke.

    Bookmark   November 7, 2013 at 2:30AM
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