How to grow Opuntia rufida

Opuntia rufida grow and care – cactus of the genus Opuntia also known as Blind prickly pear, Opuntia rufida perennial plant used as ornamental plant can grow in desert, subtropical, tropic, mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Opuntia rufida stems

Stem called cladode some refers them as leaves, stems color green with yellow, green or orange spines.

Flower color orange or yellow, the fruit color red in oval shape, the peel covers with white hair dots, the fruit maybe edible but there is no indication.

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How to grow Opuntia rufida growing and care:

More than -2C

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Yes

Difficulties or problems when growing:
The white hair can cause skin problems

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Snails, slugs

Pruning season:
All years

How to prune:
For design

Size of the plant?
50-100cm, 20-48 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

General information about the flower
Orange to yellow flower, in the shape of the fruit

Pollination is done by:
Bees, butterfly, humming bird

Scientific name:

Opuntia rufida

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