Also called Racquet plant by its flattened shape, the 'Phaeaecantha' is a dwarf variety with long needles. Also, its areoles - grouping of spines are orange in color. Opuntias bear colorful flowers at the top of their stem. Like most cacti, it prefers heat and light.
Non-toxic to animals.
- Family: Cactaceae
- Origin: Mexico
- Summer: Allow ⅔ of the soil to dry out between waterings.
- Winter: Let the soil dry out completely between waterings.
- Ambient humidity: Low.
- Type of soil: Dry and draining.
- Brightness: High.
- Orientation: South or West at the edge of the window.
- Growth: Slow.
- Temperature: Hot.
- Never below 8ᵒC
Diameter of the pot: 10 cm.
Like nature, each plant is unique. Natural articles are all different and may contain irregularities.
The decorative pot is not included.