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Opuntia monacantha - Cactus Plant

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Opuntia is a type of cactus which is drought tolerant and grows somewhat cylindrical.

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Opuntia monacantha Plant
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3 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Opuntia monacantha

Plant height: 1.2 - 2.0 inches (3 - 6 cm)
Plant spread: 2 - 4 inches (5 - 11 cm)

It has an appearance with numerous small cylindrical tubercles. It is a bushy cactus with cylindrical branches. Flowers are generally large and are born individually on the areoles.

Common name(s): Opuntia monacantha
Flower colours: Not defined
Bloom time: Not defined
Max reachable height: Up to 15 cm
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and 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.
Soil: Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
Water: Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
Temperature: Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer: No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

Caring for Opuntia monacantha

  • 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 a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
  • Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
  • While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
  • Required care in the winter season. If growing in a pot, then kept in indoors and growing in outside do mulching.

Typical uses of Opuntia monacantha

Special features: Survivals and growers of the summer.

Ornamental use: Its color and the appearance is appreciated by the various gardens.

References

  • https://wiki.nurserylive.com/t/how-to-grow-care-your-cactus-and-succulent/3096
  • https://wiki.nurserylive.com/t/want-to-grow-a-baby-succulent-from-the-parent-one/3108

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5 / 5 Kalyani Prakash 28 June 2018
How old is the plant you have shown..?
5 / 5 Karthik 23 June 2018
Thank you very much. Love your company and site.
5 / 5 Anup kumar Dwivedi 22 June 2018
Excellent service and good product. Well packed and well delivered. Though few leaves were fallen but plant was almost ok.
5 / 5 Madhu Grover 17 June 2018
Low maintenance perennial indoor potted plant
4 / 5 Subha Subha 15 June 2018
I really like ur live plants and wish to order more in future

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