Opuntia Sun Burst Cutting
This are cuttings with no roots. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped with no roots.
1 cutting of Opuntia Sun Burst maverick variegata
You will receive 1 cutting very similar to the ones on the picture.
about 6 inches long and has no roots
OPUNTIA SUN BURST MAVERICK VARIEGATA
Also known as Noaples, Paddle Cactus, or Josephs Coat this vibrant flat shaped cactus,
is one of the very few naturally occurring white-variegated variation of the larger Prickly Pear cactus Opuntia monacantha. This cactus is marbled with white, creamy-white, yellow, green and sometimes also with pink in varying patterns.
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Growth Habits: Odd shrubby or tree-like plant that forms wonderfully tortured shapes usually less than 50 cm tall, but occasionally up to 1 m or more metres tall. To many it looks stretched or etiolated due to lack of light, but its actually a monstrous form.
Stem: Long, smooth, flattened beautifully green, yellow and pink covered in tiny hair spines.
Watering Needs: Outside filtered sunlight or afternoon shade, but tolerate bright sun too, inside it needs bright light, and some direct sun. Subject to sunburn if exposed to direct sun for too long during the hottest hours in mid summer.
Blooming Habits: Small red flowers
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late summer|
|Common Name||Cochineal nopal cactus|
|Flower||Green and yellow-orange|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Opuntia Sun Burst Cutting|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|