Cactus Opuntia Phaeacantha | Snowshoe Plant

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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
  • Watering:
    • 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.