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Opuntia tuna monstrosa - Plant

Opuntia tuna monstrosa - Plant
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Opuntia tuna monstrosa is a type of cactus which is drought tolerant and grows somewhat cylindrical.
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Opuntia tuna monstrosa Plant
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4 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Opuntia tuna monstrosa

Plant height: 4 - 7 inches
Plant spread:

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 tuna monstruosa, Opuntia tuna monstrosa, Opuntia tuna monstrose
Flower colours: Not defined
Bloom time: Not defined
Max reacahble 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 tuna monstrosa

  • 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.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Opuntia tuna monstrosa

Special features: Survivals and growers of the summer.

Culinary use: NA

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

Medicinal use: NA

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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4 / 5 shreya 02 July 2018
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5 / 5 Ashish Bhujbal 28 June 2018
M vry hapy wid d plants..... its so b ful ...... just want to know how often have to sprinkle water in it..
4 / 5 Pukhrambam Kavita 18 June 2018
Love how cute the plant is..
4 / 5 NlMl Pillai 07 June 2018
Buy this just 2 weeks ago .and its growing very nice
5 / 5 Raja Arangassamy 28 May 2018
Quick delivery, good price

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