Argentine Opuntia - for sale by Succy Crafts

Argentine Opuntia Cactus

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Argentine Opuntia is a dark green cactus with flat pads that multiply as the plant matures. Opuntia varieties are known to be low maintenance and fruit after flowering. With over 90 known species this cactus is one of the many you can collect and add to your cactus collection.

Native to: Argentina

Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost 

Zone: 10 (30F)

Recommended light conditions: filtered sun

Bloomtime: Fall

Bloom Color: yellow

Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.

Watering Needs OutdoorsIn the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month. 

Technical Information About This Plant

  • Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
  • Best to water every 2 weeks.

Knowing what your planting zone is can be vitally important to your plants thriving. Keep in mind that the zones pertain to OUTDOOR planting. If you plan to keep your plants indoors for fall-winter the zones may be irrelevant. 

Plant Zones Map

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Beautiful cactus