Opuntia quitensis Johnson&
Opuntia quitensis Johnson&
Opuntia quitensis Johnson&
Opuntia quitensis Johnson&
Opuntia quitensis Johnson&
Opuntia quitensis Johnson&

Opuntia quitensis "Johnson's Hybrid" is a shrubby cactus native to Ecuador and Peru. It grows individual branched pads which are obovate and flat. This cactus variety usually stays low to the ground, almost like a ground cover. However, the pads also grow up, sometimes to a height of two feet.

Growth Rate
The pads or stems of this opuntia variety stay on the small side reaching 4-6 inches or slightly bigger.


Flowering
This variety of cacti is known as the "Red Buttons Opuntia" because the the petite red-orange flowers bloom on the tip of the pads, resembling a look of red buttons.


Watering
The Johnson's Hybrid plant is drought-tolerant. However, during the extremely hot summer months, this opuntia appreciates more water more often.


Soil
Just like all cacti, plant your Johnson's Hybrid in a well-draining soil.


Hardiness
This cactus is hardy down to about 30 degrees Fahrenheit. To avoid damage to the pads, protect from frost or below-freezing temperatures.


Light
Full sun or partial shade will work well for this opuntia!


Propagation
The Johnson's Hybrid plant can be propagated through stem cuttings or individual pads.

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Opuntia quitensis Johnson's Hybrid 1 pad cutting

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.

Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

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Opuntia quitensis "Johnson's Hybrid" is a shrubby cactus native to Ecuador and Peru. It grows individual branched pads which are obovate and flat. This cactus variety usually stays low to the ground, almost like a ground cover. However, the pads also grow up, sometimes to a height of two feet.

Growth Rate
The pads or stems of this opuntia variety stay on the small side reaching 4-6 inches or slightly bigger.


Flowering
This variety of cacti is known as the "Red Buttons Opuntia" because the the petite red-orange flowers bloom on the tip of the pads, resembling a look of red buttons.


Watering
The Johnson's Hybrid plant is drought-tolerant. However, during the extremely hot summer months, this opuntia appreciates more water more often.


Soil
Just like all cacti, plant your Johnson's Hybrid in a well-draining soil.


Hardiness
This cactus is hardy down to about 30 degrees Fahrenheit. To avoid damage to the pads, protect from frost or below-freezing temperatures.


Light
Full sun or partial shade will work well for this opuntia!


Propagation
The Johnson's Hybrid plant can be propagated through stem cuttings or individual pads.

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