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Prickly Pear Cactus

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Name: Opuntia monacantha

AKA: Common Prickly Pear, Drooping Prickly Pear

Why we love it: This easy-care plant will bring visual interest to your sunny window sill!

Light: This, like other cacti, prefers bright light to full sun.

Water: Water only once the soil completely dries out.

Pet-Safe: Opuntia are non-toxic, but the spines will irritate or break the skin. It is best kept away from children and pets.

Plants are self-contained in their plastic nursery pots. Ceramic planters and pots can be purchased separately.

(Plant shown is just an example of what's in stock, each plant is unique)