• Opuntia fragilis 'denudata' 6.5cm
  • Opuntia fragilis 'denudata' 6.5cm

Opuntia fragilis 'denudata' 6.5cm

Opuntia fragilis 'denudata' 

Οικογένεια: Cactaceae

Διάμετρος γλάστρας:6.5εκ


It is also known as "fragile prickly pear", it takes its name from the weak connection of its pads. It is a small cactus with a cylindrical, small and fleshy stem, with vertical green pads.

It has downy orange areoles, from which minute golden spines emerge. During summer, it rarely blooms with bright yellow flowers.


  • It likes an exposure to full sun in rather airy locations.
  • It is preferable to keep it at mild temperatures and never below 5 °C, for this reason it is recommended to shelter it during the winter period.
  • Water moderately only when the soil is completely dry. It is enough to water the plant once every two weeks in spring and summer, once every two months in autumn and suspend it completely in winter.
  • A medium porous substrate, consisting of soil mixed with sand, which makes it well draining. is an optimal solution.
  • They do not need frequent fertilization, it is sufficient to dilute the fertilizer with watering once a year.


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