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Eves Needle Crest in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Opuntia subulata Cristata

 

Eve's Needle Crest

Opuntia subulata forms a tree-like, branching specimen with time. This is a cristate form, producing wide fans topped with combs of long emerald green succulent leaves with white areoles.

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plant Features
  • Eves Needle Crest likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Eves Needle Crest likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Eves Needle Crest is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Eves Needle Crest likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Eve's Needle Crest

Latin name

Opuntia subulata Cristata

type

Succulent

family

Cactaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Eves Needle Crest likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Eves Needle Crest is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Eves Needle Crest likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Eves Needle Crest likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Eves Needle Crest is 0.75meters x 0.60meters 0.75 M 0.60 M

Opuntia subulata Cristata

Opuntia subulata forms a tree-like, branching specimen with time. This is a cristate form, producing wide fans topped with combs of long emerald green succulent leaves with white areoles.


Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Most Opuntias will grow well in a general-purpose cactus mix.

 
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