Opuntia species is a type of cactus which is drought tolerant and grows somewhat cylindrical.
||Opuntia species - Cactus Plant
||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Opuntia species has an appearance with numerous small cylindrical tubercles. It is a bushy cactus with cylindrical branches.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 15 cm
||Easy to grow
Planting and careKeep 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 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.
||Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
||Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
||Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
||Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
||No need 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 the appearance is appreciated by the various gardens