Prickly Pear Cactus 6"
Plant Nerd Level: Easy
Light- bright light. Place your cactus in a south or west facing window to get the most light during the day.
Water- water every 2-3 weeks during the growing season and about every month during the colder months. Always make sure the soil is completely dry before you water. Overwatering can be deadly to most varieties of cactus.
Fertilizer- fertilize once every 2 months during the growing season. Do not fertilize during the colder months.
Soil- cactus + succulent soil
Plant Nerd Tips-
if you notice wrinkles on your cactus- they are being under watered and will plump back up once you water.
cacti do enjoy a light of light, but they can get sunburned. Always ease your cactus into any new light situation- do not immediately place in direct sun.