|Common Name||Opuntia species|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 15 cm|
|Flower Colour||Not defined|
|Bloom Time||Not defined|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
Keep in a bright sunny location.
Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
Water the plant in the morning, between 8 to 10 am.
Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark rooms.
While repotting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
Required care in the winter season. If growing in a pot, then kept indoors and growing outside do mulching.
Opuntia Species Care
Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.
Re-pot with the following proportions:3 parts of potting soil,1 part of grit (pumice),1 part of the horticultural-grade sand,1/2 part of the compost etc.
|Sunlight||Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.|
|Watering||Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer|
|Soil||Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.|
|Temperature||Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||No need for much. A peat-based compost should not be used.|
Opuntia Species Special Feature
Survivals and growers of the summer.
Opuntia Species Uses
- Its color and appearance is appreciated by the various gardens