Plant Care Blind Prickly Pear

Blind Prickly Pear

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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 9 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.


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How to care for Blind Prickly Pear


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 located in Edmond, Oklahoma.

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

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

Plant care guide for Blind Prickly Pear in Edmond, Oklahoma

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Edmond, Oklahoma ⛅.

Blind Prickly Pear does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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