Opuntia basilaris • Mature Height: 2′ • Mature Width: 3′ • Light Requirements: Full sun • Water Requirements: Water every 2 weeks withholding water in winter • Fertilizers: Dr Q’s Desert Plant & Cactus Food, 5-10-9
Named for the shape of its pads. This low branching Cactus to 2 x 3 feet is excellent for dry landscapes. Plant in full sun, any well drained soil, deep infrequent water once established. Handle with car, soft hair like spines are hard to get out of your skin!