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How to Grow Opuntia


Position – Full sun

Soil – Well-drained

Flowering Period –Summer

Hardiness –  Tender

  Where to plant

Where to plant Opuntia


Opuntia are best planted in a well-drained soil of loam or sand within an acidic, alkaline or neutral PH balance. They are best positioned in an area that receives full sun. Opuntia are best suited as patio or container plants.

Find out more about soil types and how to determine your soil type by clicking here

  How to plant

How to plant Opuntia


Under glass, grow in sharply draining loam-based compost with added sharp sand or perlite, or a proprietary cactus compost. Water thoroughly and deeply after planting to settle the soil into place.

    How to care for

How to care for Opuntia


Allow the soil to dry before watering during active growth, Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser 3 or 4 times and withhold watering and feeding in winter when your plants are dormant.

  How to propagate

How to propagate Opuntia


It is possible to propagate Opuntia by seed sown in spring. These should be pre-soaked and kept at a temperature of 21 degrees.

You can find more information on how to propagate plants by clicking here


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