Plant Care Blind Prickly Pear

Blind Prickly Pear

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Blind Prickly Pear has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

About Blind Prickly Pear

Blind Prickly Pear 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.

Plant parents describe this plant as easy to bloom with only 8 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Blind Prickly Pear likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Opuntia rufida
Opuntia
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Blind Prickly Pear

Water

How often to water your Blind Prickly Pear

Water needs for Blind Prickly Pear
0.5 cups
every 12

Blind Prickly Pear needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Blind Prickly Pear

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Blind Prickly Pear in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blind Prickly Pear: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Blind Prickly Pear love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Blind Prickly Pear does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Blind Prickly Pear in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Blind Prickly Pear

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blind Prickly Pear: repot after 2X growth

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 Blind Prickly Pear after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Blind Prickly Pear

Blind Prickly Pear

Blind Prickly Pear


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Blind Prickly Pear has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Sirliquorice avatar
@Sirliquorice
leaf-1 137 Plants
xp 9,759 XP
12/25/2021

One of the best looking flowers I hav

Blooms easily Blooms easily

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