About Chenille Pricklypear
Chenille Pricklypear is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Chenille Pricklypear likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Also known as
Old Man's Whiskers, Cowboy Red Whiskers and Golden Glochid Cactus
How to care for Chenille Pricklypear
Chenille Pricklypear needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Nashville, Tennessee.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 27th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Nashville is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
January 22nd, 2023
Nashville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Nashville is expected to increase by 23.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.3 megajoules of energy per m…
January 23rd, 2023
This month, Nashville is getting an average of 6.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 7.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of da…
Chenille Pricklypear love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.
Chenille Pricklypear does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Chenille Pricklypear after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
January 26th, 2023
The growing potential in Nashville is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to rep…