Sun: full sun
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 8a from 10° F to 15° F (-12.2 ° C to -9.4° C)
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Flower: In the Spring
Toxic: Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Outdoors
Common Problems: No major pests
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Basc Care for Opuntia ‘Party Favor’
Watering for Opuntia ‘Party Favor’ is a simple task. It requires Typical water needs for a succulent.
Can you water your succulent more than what its need? The answer is yes and no. In extreme conditions, you can water your plants more often when you notice the soil is completely dry.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means spring and fall. Use the right fertilizer applied in the right amounts. Applying half-strength balanced fertilizer every month or so is recommended for optimal results.
Do not fertilize during winter as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Opuntia ‘Party Favor’"
Opuntia ‘Party Favor’ needs at least six hours of direct sunlight every day in order to be healthy and happy. Place your succulent outdoors or near a sunny window, and check its leaves regularly – they should be bright green and firm. If the leaves start to look weak or pale, it's an indication that the succulent isn't getting enough sun.
When temperatures drop below freezing, it is important to take precautions to protect Opuntia ‘Party Favor’ from the cold. Insulating and providing adequate drainage for the plant are key elements in helping it survive winter weather. Wind and sun exposure should also be minimized to prevent frost damage.
Any succulents in the group will need a large space to grow. You should place your pot outdoor. Since this plant needs a lot of space than other succulents, you should consider not planting them together with other succulents/plants.
One way to propagate Opuntia ‘Party Favor’ is by cutting
Opuntia ‘Party Favor’ is generally non-toxic to humans and animals. However, the plant may contain certain toxins which can cause mild skin irritation if it is ingested or comes in contact with skin. Therefore, it is important to keep the plant away from children and pets for safety reasons.
Pests and Diseases
Opuntia ‘Party Favor’ is not affected too much by common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents.
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