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

Opuntia monacantha cutting Joseph's Coat

This are cuttings with no roots. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped with no roots.

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. 


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


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.


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


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).


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.


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

Blooming Season Early spring through the summer
Common Name Drooping prickly pear
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Yellow
Frost Tolerance -7° C for short periods
Growth Rate Fast growth
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11b
Height 5m
Origin South america
Scientific Name Opuntia monacantha cutting
Shape Flattened and elongated
Sun Exposure Full sun

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This is a fantastic addition to any garden. Beautiful and in perfect shape when it arrived.

Opuntia monacantha cutting

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