Prickly Pear Cactus

Propagating prickly pear cactus

Zone 89145 | ppear added on November 19, 2015 | Answered

Should the pads be placed in soil or set out to dry without soil? Any more information would be appreciated.

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Answered on November 21, 2015

After the initial cut it is recommended to let the cut section dry for a day or so, then place it cut side down in sandy potting soil.

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