Opuntia monacantha cutting
Opuntia monacantha cutting
Opuntia monacantha cutting
Opuntia monacantha cutting

Opuntia monacantha monstruosa variegata is an attractive cactus with a columnar shape that originates from South America. Growing up to 20 feet in height, this tree-like plant is one of the extremely few species of white-variegated cacti that may be found in nature. Known by its common name Joseph's Coat, this fast-growing species belongs to the Cactaceae family and enters into dormancy in the winter months.

Growth rate

This variegated cactus is fast-growing.

Flowering

Joseph's coat cactus flowers in stunning red colors. This plant grows beautifully in containers.

Watering

Watering needs to be done with caution as Joseph's coat cactus has a tendency to swell and develop in an untidy manner if provided excessive water & shade. Avoid overwatering and keep the plant dry in the wintertime.

Soil

Opuntia monacantha prefers an extremely porous variety of regular cactus mix soil that contains extra organic matter than other cacti.

Hardiness

These cacti belong to the hardiness zone of 9a to 11b. This species is frost-sensitive and cannot survive in temperatures less than 32° F (0° C).

Light

Joseph's coat can handle bright sun or afternoon shade, but not intense sunlight. Hence, full sun to partial shade is ideal for their healthy growth.

Propagation

Joseph's coat cactus can be best propagated by cuttings. Spring and summer are the best times to collect cuttings from fit and lively shoots.

Opuntia monacantha monstruosa variegata is a cactus with flattened green & cream stems that grow into a shrubby or tree-like structure fairly quickly. This variety is considered excellent and is easy to grow as well!

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Early spring through the summer,
Botanical Name Opuntia monacantha
Common Name Drooping prickly pear
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Yellow
Genus Opuntia
Growth Habit Flattened and elongated
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11b
Mature Size 5m
Native Area South america
Resistance 7° C for short periods
Sun Exposure Full sun

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Opuntia monacantha cutting

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Opuntia monacantha monstruosa variegata is an attractive cactus with a columnar shape that originates from South America. Growing up to 20 feet in height, this tree-like plant is one of the extremely few species of white-variegated cacti that may be found in nature. Known by its common name Joseph's Coat, this fast-growing species belongs to the Cactaceae family and enters into dormancy in the winter months.

Growth rate

This variegated cactus is fast-growing.

Flowering

Joseph's coat cactus flowers in stunning red colors. This plant grows beautifully in containers.

Watering

Watering needs to be done with caution as Joseph's coat cactus has a tendency to swell and develop in an untidy manner if provided excessive water & shade. Avoid overwatering and keep the plant dry in the wintertime.

Soil

Opuntia monacantha prefers an extremely porous variety of regular cactus mix soil that contains extra organic matter than other cacti.

Hardiness

These cacti belong to the hardiness zone of 9a to 11b. This species is frost-sensitive and cannot survive in temperatures less than 32° F (0° C).

Light

Joseph's coat can handle bright sun or afternoon shade, but not intense sunlight. Hence, full sun to partial shade is ideal for their healthy growth.

Propagation

Joseph's coat cactus can be best propagated by cuttings. Spring and summer are the best times to collect cuttings from fit and lively shoots.

Opuntia monacantha monstruosa variegata is a cactus with flattened green & cream stems that grow into a shrubby or tree-like structure fairly quickly. This variety is considered excellent and is easy to grow as well!

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Early spring through the summer,
Botanical Name Opuntia monacantha
Common Name Drooping prickly pear
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Yellow
Genus Opuntia
Growth Habit Flattened and elongated
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11b
Mature Size 5m
Native Area South america
Resistance 7° C for short periods
Sun Exposure Full sun

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