Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Prickly pear plant

Opuntia ficus-indica

HOW TO GROW PRICKLY PEAR PLANT

Characteristics of the plant

prickly pear plant

flower

Beginning of Spring.

water

Water in Summer when the soil is completely dry. During the rest of the year only to prevent leaves from withering, This plant must be dry before the beginning of winter frosts.

gardening pot

For dry gardens. To build fences and as edible plant (young "leaves" and fruits) Also as a medicinal plant (anti-inflammatory) To feed cattle. Quite resistant to cold weather.

weather

Very lighted places, better with reflected light.

shovel

Propagate from cuttings. Fertilize once a year in Spring.

soil

Very absorptive soil, with a mixture of sand, lime and disintegrated bones.

punto rojo More information about plants cultivation in the listing above.

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