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Cactus in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Opuntia Subulata Montrose

 

Cactus

The monstrose, is a dwarf form of Opuntia subulata, which can still grow to 2m in height and branches freely. The vestigial leaves are mid-green but turn pink in the cold. This dwarf form prefers morning sun.

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plant Features
  • Cactus likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Cactus likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Cactus is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Cactus likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Cactus

Latin name

Opuntia Subulata Montrose

type

Succulent

family

Cactaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Cactus likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Cactus is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Cactus likes light and free draining

    Light and free draining

  • Water

    Cactus likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Cactus is 1.00meters x 2.00meters 1.00 M 2.00 M

Opuntia Subulata Montrose

The monstrose, is a dwarf form of Opuntia subulata, which can still grow to 2m in height and branches freely. The vestigial leaves are mid-green but turn pink in the cold. This dwarf form prefers morning sun.


Planting

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

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

 
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