Opuntia monacantha - Cactus Plant

Opuntia is a type of cactus which is drought tolerant and grows somewhat cylindrical.
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1Opuntia monacantha - Cactus Plant
23 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Opuntia monacantha

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.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height4 inch (10 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Opuntia monacantha
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 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.

    Opuntia monacantha 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 much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

    Opuntia monacantha special feature

    Survivals and growers of the summer.

    Opuntia monacantha uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Its color and the appearance is appreciated by the various gardens

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Opuntia monacantha ?

    Opuntia monacantha is commonly known as Opuntia monacantha

    How tall do Opuntia monacantha grow?

    On average Opuntia monacantha grows Up to 15 cm

    What color are Opuntia monacantha ?

    A Opuntia monacantha plant bears flowers of color Not defined

    When Opuntia monacantha blooms?

    With enough light, Opuntia monacantha may produce Not defined flowers in Not defined

    How hard is Opuntia monacantha to grow?

    A Opuntia monacantha is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Opuntia monacantha need?

    A Opuntia monacantha prefers Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.

    How much water does a Opuntia monacantha need?

    A Opuntia monacantha prefers watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer

    What kind of soil does a Opuntia monacantha need?

    A Opuntia monacantha prefers Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.

    What temperature does a Opuntia monacantha like?

    A Opuntia monacantha prefers Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Opuntia monacantha ?

    To encourage Opuntia monacantha growth, No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.



    Reviews

    Monday, 16 March 2020

    Excellent proctus collection

    DALJEET SINGH GILL

    Thursday, 05 March 2020

    Plant is in very good condition.....Vase is good ..... Packaging is ok..... Jelly balls were broken....

    yash krishnan

    Sunday, 09 February 2020

    Plant is in very good condition.....Vase is good ..... Packaging is ok..... Jelly balls were broken....

    Ila Mishra
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