Propagating Christmas Cactus is extremely easy. However, you need to make sure you’re propagating after your cactus has already bloomed if possible.
If you propagate before your cactus blooms, you may end up cutting off some of the blooms, and your mother cactus won’t flower as beautifully.
Propagating with cuttings involves taking a few leaves from the tip of a few segments and rooting them in either soil or water.
Propagating with root division involves dividing the plant from the roots and planting the sections in the soil to develop new roots.
Christmas Cactus plants are easy to propagate from cuttings. Once the cutting has been taken, it can be set into water or into potting soil to grow roots.
Larger Christmas Cactus plants are easy to propagate by dividing up the roots into smaller sections. Here are the basic steps to propagate a Christmas Cactus by root division