Opuntia Argentiniana is originally from South Africa and is commonly known as ’Brasiliopuntia Brasiliensis’. This winter-dormant plant reaches 0 to 50 ft. in height. The light green, flat, oblong, lateral joints grow up to 2 to 5 inches. It is one of the most beautiful succulent plants from the Cactaceae family.
Opuntia Argentina grows slowly.
The flowers bloom in yellow shades during the early summer season.
Water and Feeding/Fertilizer
Xeriscaping is the best method to plant this cactus plant. Proper drainage will help it to grow fast.
Brasiliopuntia Brasiliensis plants need well-drained soil. Apart from the basic potting, this soil mix will also help the plant propagate.
This variety of succulents belongs to the hardiness zone of 9-11.
The Opuntia Argentina cactus needs full sunlight. It needs at least 6 hours of light to grow properly.
The propagation method of these plants is possible through cuttings or seeds. To propagate by cuttings, let the cutting dry out naturally so that the wound heals properly.
Brasiliopuntia Brasiliensis is a cactus plant that needs sufficient sunlight to grow. If you live in a hot place, then this will be the perfect succulent to grow. Unique & attractive, it is a great addition to any space.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Early summer to late summer|
|Common Name||Argentina Cactus|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Height||0 ft. To 50 ft.|
|Scientific Name||Opuntia argentiniana Brasiliopuntia brasiliensis|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|
So far so good, hopefully i dont **** the poor thing. I received it quick, and unpacking was easy. Thank you.
I alreafy explained the situation to you. This particular plant was badly broken up but some of it has survived
Cutie of a cactus
The cactus arrived quickly. It was packaged efficiently so that the cactus arrived in excellent condition.
When I opened it, "Hmmm...we'll see" as it looked a bit withered. However, a little water...and two days later it was looking beautiful,
The plant came in wonderful condition! Strongly recommended.