Breeding methods of Opuntia microdasys

Written by Maggie

Dec 08 2020

Breeding methods of Opuntia microdasys

When farming Opuntia Microdasys, each watering should be appropriate, to avoid water.Ensure adequate light and shade protection for Opuntia Microdasys in summer.In the growth period of Opuntia microdasys, compound fertilizer should be applied once a week to make adequate nutrient supplement.In addition, the ambient temperature should be controlled between 20 ℃ and 25℃. In winter, Opuntia Microdasys should be moved to the room for curing, or the leaves will suffer frostbite under low temperature.

Opuntia Microdasys

1, Water for Opuntia Microdasys

As summer temperature rises, Opuntia Microdasys has a large demand for water, which needs to be watered in time to replenish water.Water at the frequency of once every 2 days to ensure that the soil is in a moist state, choose to water in the morning and evening, the temperature is appropriate, and can promote the root absorption.Opuntia Microdasys is not waterlogged, avoiding the occurrence of water will cause root rot.

2, Light for Opuntia Microdasys

Opuntia Microdasys likes sufficient light, so it is kept in the ventilated and bright place to ensure the sunlight exposure. The leaves are undergoing continuous photosynthesis and will gradually grow.In summer, the light is strong, so proper shade protection should be done. Strong light will cause sunburn of Opuntia microdasys leaves.In winter light is not enough, you can maintain it outdoors.

Opuntia Microdasys

3, Fertilization for Opuntia Microdasys

Opuntia Microdasys likes loose and fertile soil. As a desert plant, to ensure soil breathability, it can add silt soil to do a good job of soil drainage in the rainy season.In the growth season of Opuntia microdasys, sufficient nutrients need to be provided, and compound fertilizer can be applied once a week to promote the growth and flowering of Opuntia microdasys.

4. Notes for breeding Opuntia Microdasys

Opuntia Microdasys is suitable for growth temperatures between 20 ℃ and 25℃. When the temperature rises in summer, water can be sprayed in the air and on the leaf surface to cool and moisturize the leaves.Opuntia Microdasys will suffer frostbite if the temperature is lower than 5℃ in winter, which needs to be moved to the room for maintenance. In winter, when the temperature drops, watering needs to be reduced.

Opuntia Microdasys