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Opuntia rhodantha var. pisciformis

8.00€

incl. 0.72€ (10%) VAT

Art. 43726
Available: 6

Size:
Pot: 10 cm.
Family:
Cactaceae
Origin:
Cultivar
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Description:

It is a perennial plant, also known as "prickly pear of the plains". It has dark green stems, which are covered with small light brown downy areoles and yellow or reddish quills. Its numerous and long spines are of a white to white-gray color, while the upper ones are of brown shades. In spring and summer, it blooms with small yellow, magenta and orange flowers.

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Plant care:

It likes an exposure to full sun in rather airy locations.

It is preferable to keep it at mild temperatures and never below 3 °C, for this reason it is recommended to shelter it during the winter period.

Water moderately and only when the soil is completely dry. It is enough to water it once a week in spring and summer, reduce it to once every two months in autumn and to suspend it completely in winter.

The best soil is a well-draining one, even better if further enriched with inert materials such as pumice, sand or lapilli.

They do not need frequent fertilization, it is sufficient to dilute the fertilizer with watering once a year.