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Opuntia Basilaris

Botanical Name:

Opuntia basilaris

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Sandy or gravelly soils.
Heat Tolerant
yes
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Cactus - Succulents, Shrub, Cactus/Succulent

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

Diurnal, Flowers 2 1/2 to 3 1/4 inches long and across

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Hummingbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Caryophyllales

Family

Cactaceae

Genus

Opuntia

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