Succulent plants can also be cultivated in a cold green house, with temperatures which must be below 5įC for many species, but in this case itís necessary to keep them totally dry. Let's grow the the Opuntia humifusa in a luminous place, with direct sunlight.Let's grow the the Opuntia humifusa outdoors; they can bear very harsh minimum temperatures, even when many degrees below zero.
Feed Opuntia humifusa
In this period of the year, letís remember to enrich the soil of our succulent plants, using, every 15-20 days, a specific fertilizer; fertilizers for succulent plants must be poor in nitrogen to avoid them from producing too much vegetation which would be easily attacked by fungal diseases.
Care Opuntia humifusa
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. These plants are succulent . Opuntia humifusa Is an evergreen; during spring, summer, autumn, winter iIt assumes a yellow colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 15 cm high.
Irrigation Opuntia humifusa
We suggest watering the the Opuntia humifusa every 4-5 weeks with 1-2 glasses of water , which means when the soil has been dry for days; if the season should be very hot and arid we can intensify the quantity of irrigations, although we must avoid leaving the substratum soaked with water. Letís remember that the succulent plants can withhold water inside their materials, therefore they need to be watered only when the weather is hot.
Adversity Opuntia humifusa
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
Substrate Opuntia humifusa
Grow in a soft and sandy, very well drained soil.
Cultivate Opuntia humifusa
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.