Prickly Pear Cactus is very popular cactus that is found in almost all parts of the world form United States, South America, Africa and Australia. This cactus is characterized by its flat oval green colored pads that look like leaves. It's spines are very sharp to the touch and care is needed when handling out of the capsule.
This cactus have the longest capsule life of all the cactus and succulent plants. The segments grown from her base can be broken off if overgrown, and in time new growth segments will sprout from the base.
♥ Mini Plant Info ♥
Genus name- Opuntia Monacantha
Origin- Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay
Watering frequency- 15-20 Days
Sun requirements- Part Sun
How to water?
Tiny holes are located on the bottom of the capsule which allows water to soak the moss media .
What if plant outgrows capsule?
Plant can be removed from the capsule to be transplanted in a potted setting. Please see our care section for instructions.