How to care for Prickly Pear - mixed varieties
Light: Full Sun
Place in a bright room that is sun drenched almost all day. Or directly in a south-facing window.
Watering need: Low demand
All of the soil should be dry before watering. If the soil is still moist, you risk giving this plant too much water which can make it start to rot. When you water this plant, water well and then allow the soil to dry out completely before you water it again.
Fertilizing need: Minimum demand
This plant does not need very much fertilizing, but giving them some extra nutrients every once in a while is important to keep them green, promote good growth and to stay healthy. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.
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Always use gloves while handling it since the spines can be tricky to get rid of. If needed, use tweezers and take your time removing them. Read more
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